A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 13:35:39 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:35 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ci39646224. Event ids that are associated: ci39646224. Exact location of event, depth 10.3 km, -115.5835037° West, 33.0704994° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.3 km (6 miles). The 3.15-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:35:39 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 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), 11 km (7 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).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-six, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 5 km NE of Westmorland, CA.
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