A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Westmorland in California on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -115.5911° West, 33.0667° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c4j6. Event ids that are associated: ci39648472, us6000c4j6. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/20 / 2020-10-02 02:10:44 / October 2, 2020 @ 2:10 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:10:44 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 44 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). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tecolots, Mecca, Oasis.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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 NE of Westmorland, California. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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