A minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Imperial in CA on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 01:16:03 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37457237. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37457237. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.06 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 01:16:03 / October 1, 2020 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.636 West, latitude 32.8678333 North, depth = 11.06 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hermosillo, Delta, Tecolots. 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 32 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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