A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -115.5800018° West, 33.0660019° North, depth 7.44 km. The temblor was reported at 00:39:01 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.44 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:39:01 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci39641600. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39641600.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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), 24 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 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 in the same area. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NE of Westmorland, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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