A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in California. The temblor was reported at 05:37:28 / 5:37 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39648936, us6000c4lb. Id of event: us6000c4lb. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6009 West, latitude 33.0615 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 05:37:28 / October 2, 2020 @ 5:37 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 30 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), 24 km (15 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NE of Westmorland, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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