A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.24 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -115.5758333° West, latitude 33.0423333° North, depth = 9.24 km. The temblor was detected at 00:59:21 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:59:21 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:59 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37456485. Id of event: ci37456485.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 seventy-one, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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 E of Westmorland, CA.
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