A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Calipatria in CA. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39510783. Unique identifier: ci39510783. The 2.96-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:26 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.6031647° West, latitude 33.1798325° North, depth = 2.81 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 18:16:26 / January 4, 2021 @ 6:16 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.81 km (2 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum 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 63 km (39 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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