3.4 Strikes Calipatria, California

Earthquake location 33.1521683S, -115.625W

A minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Calipatria in CA. The temblor was detected at 00:19:15 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci38196351. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38196351. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/01/19 / 2019-01-18 08:19:15 / January 18, 2019 @ 8:19 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.94 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -115.625° West, latitude 33.1521683° North, depth = 10.94 km.

Event epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Indio (c. 76 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Indio, Coachella, Puebla (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-three 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.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2019/01/18/minor-earthquake-3-42-mag-strikes-near-calipatria-in-ca/

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