A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:15:53 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, -115.5996704° West, 33.0706673° North, depth 7.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.78 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ci39641952. Event ids that are associated: ci39641952. The temblor was picked up at 01:15:53 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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