A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 3.14 km, -115.5866699° West, 33.0456657° North. The temblor was picked up at 23:34:08 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39641080. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39641080. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.14 km (2 miles). Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:34:08 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 3 km ENE of Westmorland, CA.
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