A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:43:40 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:43:40 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.5871658 West, latitude 33.0563316 North, depth = 5.7 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.7 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: ci39641632. Event ids that are associated: ci39641632.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 29 km (18 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), 23 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 4 km ENE of Westmorland, CA.
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