A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 06:08:19 / October 2, 2020 @ 6:08 am. The temblor was detected at 06:08:19 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5794983 West, latitude 33.0731659 North, depth = 11.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.24 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39649040. Unique identifier: ci39649040.
Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). 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 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NE of Westmorland, CA.
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