A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in CA. The temblor was picked up at 23:34:45 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37457093. Event ids that are associated: ci37457093. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.19 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -115.5811667° West, 33.0466667° North, depth 3.19 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:34:45 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:34 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-two, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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 ENE of Westmorland, CA.
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