A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Westmorland in CA on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -115.5955° West, latitude 33.0776667° North, depth = 10.82 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 12:09:07 / November 18, 2020 @ 12:09 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:09:07 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39469159. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39469159. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.82 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mecca, Oasis, Puebla (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 5 km NNE of Westmorland, CA.
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