A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:26:56 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:26 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5830002 West, latitude 33.0616684 North, depth = 9.89 km. Unique identifier: ci39642056. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39642056. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.89 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:26:56 / 1:26 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NE of Westmorland, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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