A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Exact location of earthquake, -115.5483333° West, 33.0528333° North, depth 11.27 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:13:23 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.27 km (7 miles). Event id: ci39641928. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39641928. Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:13:23 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Tecolots, Oasis. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 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 thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 7 km ENE of Westmorland, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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