A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 01:31:00 / October 3, 2020 @ 1:31 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.75 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.04-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:31:00 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.75 km, -115.5806656° West, 33.0213318° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39650672. Unique identifier: ci39650672.
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecca, Tecolots, Oasis. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km ESE of Westmorland, CA.
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