A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Thermal in CA. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 06:01:01 / January 1, 2021 @ 6:01 am. Exact location, longitude -115.928° West, latitude 33.7443333° North, depth = 3.12 km. The temblor was reported at 06:01:01 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.12 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ci39508463. Event ids that are associated: ci39508463, us6000d4r3.
Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cathedral City (c. 51 200 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Palm Desert (c. 48 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Palm Springs (c. 44 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yucca Valley, Garnet, Desert Hot Springs. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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