A minor earthquake magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Calipatria in CA. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 21:01:40 / October 22, 2020 @ 9:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39442127. Id of event: ci39442127. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.01 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:01:40 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.604332 West, latitude 33.1641655 North, depth = 7.01 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coachella, Puebla, Progreso (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 61 km (38 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km WNW of Calipatria, CA.
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