A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Calipatria in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39647632. Id of event: ci39647632. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5946655 West, latitude 33.1090012 North, depth = 6.02 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.02 km (4 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 21:42:37 / October 1, 2020 @ 9:42 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:42:37 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Puebla, Oasis. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 8 km WSW of Calipatria, CA.
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