A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 03:38:39 / October 1, 2020 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci37456581. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37456581. Exact location of earthquake, -115.6126667° West, 33.0486667° North, depth 0.14 km. The 2.97-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:38:39 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.14 km (0 miles).
Event epicenter 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). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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