A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The temblor was reported at 03:38:53 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.99 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37456597. Id of event: ci37456597. Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 03:38:53 / October 1, 2020 @ 3:38 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -115.6091667° West, 33.0335° North, depth 0.99 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near.
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