A minor earthquake magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The temblor was reported at 00:41:18 / 12:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.39 km, -115.6009979° West, 33.072834° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.39 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:41:18 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:41 am. Id of earthquake: ci39641616. Event ids that are associated: ci39641616, ew1601512878.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coachella, Tecolots, Mecca (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 25 km (16 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 4 km NNE of Westmorland, CA.
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