A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 03:38:12 / October 1, 2020 @ 3:38 am. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:38:12 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.02 km, -115.611° West, 33.0488333° North. Id of earthquake: ci37456573. Event ids that are associated: ci37456573. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.02 km (2 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 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), 11 km (7 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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