A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.95 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -115.5920029° West, latitude 33.0483322° North, depth = 2.95 km. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:45:03 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39641176. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39641176. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:45:03 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:45 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake 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), 10 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 22 km (14 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km ENE of Westmorland, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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