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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag has occurred near Westmorland in CA

Earthquake location 33.0796667S, -115.5931667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 04:21:04 / October 1, 2020 @ 4:21 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.12 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:21:04 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.5931667° West, latitude 33.0796667° North, depth = 4.12 km. Event id: ci39643720. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39643720.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla. Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 26 km (16 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).

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 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km NNE of Westmorland, CA.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5931667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0796667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE of Westmorland, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-01 04:21:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 04:24:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 124 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04236 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39643720 Id of event.
Event Code 39643720 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39643720, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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