A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Calipatria in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 01:01:15 / February 10, 2021 @ 1:01 am. Exact location of event, longitude -115.6187 West, latitude 33.1596 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dg2y. Unique identifier: us6000dg2y. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:01:15 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from La Quinta (c. 37 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Quinta, Indio, Coachella (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km WNW of Calipatria, California.
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