A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.88 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci39640568. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39640568. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5801667 West, latitude 33.0423333 North, depth = 3.88 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:13:37 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:13:37 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:13 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-three, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km E of Westmorland, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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