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Minor earthquake: M2.92 quake has struck near Westmorland in CA

Earthquake location 33.0466667S, -115.5811667WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5811667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.0466667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ENE of Westmorland, CA Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-30 23:34:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-05 18:04:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 131 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008407 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37457093 Id of event.
Event Code 37457093 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37457093, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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