A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5585022 West, latitude 33.0688324 North, depth = 8.53 km. Event id: ci39641672. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39641672. Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:48:05 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.53 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:48:05 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km ENE of Westmorland, CA.
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