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Minor earthquake, 2.91 mag has occurred near Westmorland in CA

Earthquake location 32.9638333S, -115.642WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.642° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9638333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSW 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 01:22:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 01:39:28 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 reviewed 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 130 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08977 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 315 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 ci39642008 Id of event.
Event Code 39642008 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39642008, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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