A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.24 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: ci39648480. Event ids that are associated: ci39648480. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 02:10:45 / October 2, 2020 @ 2:10 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5676651 West, latitude 33.0691681 North, depth = 7.24 km. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:10:45 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NE of Westmorland, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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