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Small magnitude 3.0 quake hits 6 miles northeast of El Centro, California, United States in the evening

Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 04:01
3.0 quake 21 Jul 8:48 pm (GMT -7)
3.0 quake 21 Jul 8:48 pm (GMT -7)
Just 12 minutes ago, a 3.0-magnitude earthquake struck near El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Wednesday 21 July 2021 at 8:48 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 6.8 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.0 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Holtville (pop. 6,400) located 5 miles from the epicenter, El Centro (pop. 44,000) 6 miles away, Imperial (pop. 17,100) 7 miles away, Heber (pop. 4,300) 7 miles away, Calexico (pop. 40,100) 10 miles away, Brawley (pop. 25,900) 12 miles away, Mexicali (pop. 689,800) 13 miles away, and Santa Isabel (pop. 29,300) 14 miles away. In Puebla (pop. 15,200, 18 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 21 Jul 2021 8:48 pm (GMT -7) local time (22 Jul 2021 03:48 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 10.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.82°N / 115.46°W (Imperial, California, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 03:58
3.1 quake 21 Jul 8:50 pm (GMT -7)
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake near El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, was reported only 6 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles beneath the epicenter in the evening on Wednesday 21 July 2021 at 8:50 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... Read all
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