A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 11:13:20 / October 1, 2020 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:13:20 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.5891647 West, latitude 33.0665016 North, depth = 8.31 km. Unique identifier: ci39645744. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39645744. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.31 km (5 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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