A 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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