A minor earthquake magnitude 3.47 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:58:02 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:58 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ew1601510276, ci39641288. Unique identifier: ci39641288. The temblor was detected at 23:58:02 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 9.83 km, -115.5778351° West, 33.0501671° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.83 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum 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).
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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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