A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 03:50:14 / October 1, 2020 @ 3:50 am. The temblor was detected at 03:50:14 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.2 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci39643464. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39643464. Exact location of event, depth 9.2 km, -115.5845032° West, 33.0569992° North.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 30 km (18 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), 23 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 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 sixty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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