A minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Niland in CA on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.68 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:05:30 / 6:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.5928333° West, latitude 33.1935° North, depth = 2.68 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 18:05:30 / January 4, 2021 @ 6:05 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37463485. Id of event: ci37463485.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Indio, Coachella, Puebla. Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten 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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