A minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Ocotillo in CA on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 04:18:48 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.41 km, -115.8213348° West, 32.7508316° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 04:18:48 / February 1, 2021 @ 4:18 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39537399. Id of event: ci39537399. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.41 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oasis, Lomas de Santa Anita, Tecolots (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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