A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.65 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5634995 West, latitude 33.0429993 North, depth = 6.65 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:39:40 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39641136. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39641136. Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:39:40 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 22 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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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