A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Westmorland in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39647952. Unique identifier: ci39647952. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5791667 West, latitude 33.0648333 North, depth = 7.63 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.63 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:03:58 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 23:03:58 / October 1, 2020 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NE of Westmorland, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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