A minor earthquake magnitude 3.61 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Thermal in CA. Exact location, longitude -115.9203339° West, latitude 33.7459984° North, depth = 4.86 km. Event id: ci39504023. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39504023. The temblor was picked up at 20:25:59 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 20:25:59 / December 25, 2020 @ 8:25 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.86 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calipatria, Yucca Valley, Garnet (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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