A minor earthquake magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 01:46:52 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.5946655 West, latitude 33.0703316 North, depth = 11.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.86 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci39642320. Unique identifier: ci39642320. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:46:52 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:46 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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