A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Friday. The temblor was detected at 06:08:28 / 6:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci39649048. Event ids that are associated: us6000c4ln, ci39649048. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.39 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, depth 3.39 km, -115.5794983° West, 33.0698318° North. Global time and date of event 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 06:08:28 / October 2, 2020 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 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), 60 km (37 miles) from Puebla (c. 8 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 5 km NE of Westmorland, CA.
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