A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:50:55 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:50 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.82 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 2.82 km, -115.5914993° West, 33.046833° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39641712. Id of event: ci39641712. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:55 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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