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Minor earthquake, 3.11 mag was detected near Westmorland in CA

Earthquake location 33.0751648S, -115.6008301WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The temblor was reported at 07:10:24 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 07:10:24 / October 1, 2020 @ 7:10 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ci39644672. Event ids that are associated: ci39644672. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.4 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -115.6008301° West, 33.0751648° North, depth 10.4 km.

Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla. 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 sixty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km NNE of Westmorland, CA.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6008301° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0751648° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE of Westmorland, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-01 07:10:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 07:14:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 149 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 84 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04009 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 31 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39644672 Id of event.
Event Code 39644672 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39644672, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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