A minor earthquake magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:17:36 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.24 km (7 miles). The 3.46-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:17:36 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39641968. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39641968. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5888367 West, latitude 33.0620003 North, depth = 11.24 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 4 km NE of Westmorland, CA.
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