A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.07 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.57 West, latitude 33.0676667 North, depth = 1.07 km. The temblor was reported at 12:47:26 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39646040. Id of event: ci39646040. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 12:47:26 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:47 pm.
Nearby 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 Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis. The epicenter 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 6 km NE of Westmorland, CA.
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