A minor earthquake magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39641592. Unique identifier: ci39641592. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:38:43 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.26 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6063333 West, latitude 33.038 North, depth = 2.26 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:38:43 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:38 am.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 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), 10 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 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 fifty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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