A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 15:00:48 / October 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39646432. Id of event: ci39646432. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.572998 West, latitude 33.0693321 North, depth = 13.97 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.97 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:00:48 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). 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), 25 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 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 sixty-nine, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NE of Westmorland, CA.
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