A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39641896. Id of event: ci39641896. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.27 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:11:30 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:11:30 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:11 am. Exact location, longitude -115.5940018° West, latitude 33.0373344° North, depth = 3.27 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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