A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5838318 West, latitude 33.0438347 North, depth = 7.1 km. Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:08:25 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:08 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ci39640536. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39640536. The temblor was picked up at 23:08:25 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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