A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:34:18 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:34 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5975 West, latitude 33.0576667 North, depth = 2.94 km. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:34:18 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.94 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci37457117. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37457117.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 43 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NE of Westmorland, CA. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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