A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 03:37:54 / October 1, 2020 @ 3:37 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ci39643336. Event ids that are associated: ci39643336. The 3.43-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:37:54 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.29 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5958328 West, latitude 33.0366669 North, depth = 3.29 km.
Event epicenter 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 (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 2 km E of Westmorland, CA.
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