Mag. 1.5 earthquake - - 2km E of Westmorland, CA, on 2018-12-11 13:30:21 -08:00
Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
11 Dec 22:20 UTC: First to report: USGS after 50 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2018-12-11 13:30:21 -08:00
Depth: 5.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.035°N / 115.59617°W (California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) E of Westmorland (Imperial County) (pop: 2,270)
13 km (8 mi) SW of Calipatria (Imperial County) (pop: 7,420)
21 km (13 mi) N of Imperial (pop: 17,100)
24 km (15 mi) SSW of Niland (Imperial County) (pop: 1,010)
32 km (20 mi) NW of Holtville (Imperial County) (pop: 6,400)
41 km (25 mi) NNW of Calexico (Imperial County) (pop: 40,100)
96 km (59 mi) SE of Indio (Riverside County) (pop: 87,500)
100 km (62 mi) NW of San Luis Rio Colorado (Sonora, Mexico) (pop: 158,100)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.5||5.4 km||- 2km E of Westmorland, CA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.