A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The temblor was reported at 01:06:23 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39641848. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39641848. Exact location, longitude -115.5946655° West, latitude 33.053833° North, depth = 5.46 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:06:23 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.46 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 43 km (26 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). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NE of Westmorland, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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