A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Calipatria in CA. The temblor was detected at 06:10:03 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.4935 West, latitude 33.0576667 North, depth = 1.04 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39649064. Unique identifier: ci39649064. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 06:10:03 / October 2, 2020 @ 6:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.04 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Oasis, Puebla.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighty-six, in the past 30 days eighty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 8 km SSE of Calipatria, CA.
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