A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:55:13 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci39645888. Event ids that are associated: ci39645888. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5753333 West, latitude 33.0643333 North, depth = 3.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.2 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 11:55:13 / October 1, 2020 @ 11:55 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla. The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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