A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Event id: ci39642008. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39642008. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:22:27 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.17 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -115.642° West, 32.9638333° North, depth 13.17 km. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:22:27 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 15 km (9 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km SSW of Westmorland, CA.
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