A minor earthquake magnitude 3.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Ocotillo in CA. Exact location of event, longitude -115.8238297 West, latitude 32.753334 North, depth = 11.42 km. The 3.83-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:23:36 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39539439. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39539439, ew1612344216. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.42 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 09:23:36 / February 3, 2021 @ 9:23 am.
The 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), 32 km (20 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Guadalupe Victoria, Oasis (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km E of Ocotillo, CA.
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