A 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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