Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 1km ENE of El Centro, CA (USA), on 2019-11-11 18:13:52 -08:00 -

Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 1km ENE of El Centro, CA (USA), on 2019-11-11 18:13:52 -08:00

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 19 km depth

12 Nov 02:16 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Nov 12 02:17: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 3.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 18.9 to 18.3 km.
Nov 12 02:50: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 18.3 to 11.8 km.
Nov 12 03:08: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 4.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.8 to 18.5 km.
Date & time: 12 Nov 2019 02:13:52 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2019-11-11 18:13:52 -08:00
Magnitude: 4.0
Depth: 18.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.79133°N / 115.54733°W (--, United States)
Nearest volcano: Cerro Prieto (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) E of El Centro (Imperial County, California) (pop: 44,000)
7 km (4 mi) SSE of Imperial (California) (pop: 17,100)
13 km (8 mi) E of Seeley (Imperial County, California) (pop: 1,740)
16 km (10 mi) W of Holtville (Imperial County, California) (pop: 6,400)
18 km (11 mi) N of Santa Isabel (Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 29,300)
21 km (13 mi) S of Brawley (Imperial County, California) (pop: 25,900)
140 km (87 mi) ENE of Tijuana (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 1,301,000)
145 km (90 mi) E of Chula Vista (San Diego County, California) (pop: 265,800)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.019 km1km ENE of El Centro, CA (USA)USGS
M 4.019 kmSouthern California (USA)EMSC

User reports for this quake (63)

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Lake Elsinore CA (189.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke me up! (reported through our app)
Lake Elsinore CA / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke me up!
Seeley, California / Light shaking (MMI IV) : RV started moving back and worth slowly then a little faster. The blinds were rattling against the windows. We had just been talking about the “big” one coming and at first thought it was, then it quit.
Calexico California / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The hotel bathroom mirror shook lightly
Temecula CA (167.8 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like a roll under my feet is the best I can say (reported through our app)
El Centro (3.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : No sound any alarm tv or radio.its good to loose the pressure for no the big one .tel no work few minutes but WhatsApp work.tranquil people. (reported through our app)
182.6 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was watching TV when my house creaked and my lamp swung slightly. I went to check on my seismometer and it was off the charts. (reported through our app)
21.2 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was a little bit strong earthquake. (reported through our app)
San Marcos California / not felt
87.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Brawley, California (18.2 km N of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Heard rumbling felt faint shaking (reported through our app)
El Centro, CA / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Mexicali / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mexicali Baja California (18.2 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
20.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Light shaking.. (reported through our app)
Yuma, AZ / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The fireplace creaked. I could feel it even while the massager was on.
Calexico CA / Light shaking (MMI IV) : it felt like a vang the light shaking!
13.5 km W of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Yuma, Az / Weak shaking (MMI III)
1.9 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
25.8 km SSE of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Mexicali / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Mexicali (17.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
21.7 km N of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
21.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Brawley (United States of America, 21 km N of epicenter) : Small earthquake with some little rumbles (reported through EMSC)
Long Beach (United States of America, 269 km NW of epicenter) : I didn't feel it. (reported through EMSC)
Mexicali (Mexico, 18 km SE of epicenter) : Miedo (reported through EMSC)
Calexico (United States of America, 13 km S of epicenter) : I went to the door, A minute later, I went outside.. (reported through EMSC)
Imperial (United States of America, 6 km NW of epicenter) : Nice shaker with some rolling at the end (reported through EMSC)
El Centro (United States of America, 2 km W of epicenter) : Sudden jolt felt inside department store. Items fell from fixtures and displays. Shopper's dropped items exited store. (reported through EMSC)
Glendale (United States of America, 293 km NW of epicenter) : I wasn't sure if it was an earthquake, felt like I bumped the table and a little dizzy (reported through EMSC)
Torrance (United States of America, 284 km NW of epicenter) : USGS dumbed it down from an easy 4.2 Mag to a 3.7! Who do they think they are fooling? Make sure everyone has a bug out bag prepped and ready for the big one.Be safe! (reported through EMSC)
Victorville (United States of America, 256 km NW of epicenter) : Didn't feel a thing (reported through EMSC)
Palm Springs (United States of America, 145 km NW of epicenter) : Didn’t feel in Palm Springs. (reported through EMSC)
Lakeside (United States of America, 123 km W of epicenter) : Didn't notice anything in Ramona, CA (reported through EMSC)
Yuma (United States of America, 102 km E of epicenter) : In Yuma (reported through EMSC)
Mexicali (Mexico, 25 km SE of epicenter) : Apenas se sintió no fue fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Mexicali (Mexico, 17 km SE of epicenter) : Was on a 5th floor building very shaky (reported through EMSC)
Mexicali (Mexico, 18 km SE of epicenter) : Very strong (reported through EMSC)
Imperial (United States of America, 7 km NW of epicenter) : Sharp jolt, followed by rolling motion for 15 or so seconds (reported through EMSC)
Huntington Beach (United States of America, 254 km NW of epicenter) : Slght rattle (reported through EMSC)
Ontario (United States of America, 232 km NW of epicenter) : Not felt. (reported through EMSC)
Moreno Valley (United States of America, 195 km NW of epicenter) : Didn't feel anything out here in Moreno Valley by Lake Perris (reported through EMSC)
Murrieta (United States of America, 172 km NW of epicenter) : Did not feel in Murrieta. (reported through EMSC)
Quartzsite (United States of America, 159 km NE of epicenter) : Felt a mild shake in Quartzsite Arizona (reported through EMSC)
San Diego (United States of America, 151 km W of epicenter) : Not felt in Hillctest, San Diego. (reported through EMSC)
Palm Springs (United States of America, 149 km NW of epicenter) : Nothing felt in Palm Springs. (reported through EMSC)
Chula Vista (United States of America, 141 km W of epicenter) : Not felt here. (reported through EMSC)
Santee (United States of America, 135 km W of epicenter) : Nothing in santee (reported through EMSC)
Anza (United States of America, 134 km NW of epicenter) : Did not feel it in Anza (reported through EMSC)
Indio (United States of America, 126 km NW of epicenter) : Not felt in Indio CA. (reported through EMSC)
Alpine (United States of America, 113 km W of epicenter) : Not felt in Alpine, CA. (reported through EMSC)
Yuma (United States of America, 84 km E of epicenter) : Pool water was shaking and car alarms going off. No other damage . (reported through EMSC)
Yuma (United States of America, 84 km E of epicenter) : Little bump felt in Yuma (reported through EMSC)
Mexicali (Mexico, 23 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintio muy fuerte aqui en Mexicali Baja California!! (reported through EMSC)
Mexicali (Mexico, 20 km S of epicenter) : Muy rápido pero muy perceptible (reported through EMSC)
Mexicali (Mexico, 18 km SE of epicenter) : Fuerte (reported through EMSC)
Holtville (United States of America, 17 km E of epicenter) : We felt a shasha slide. (reported through EMSC)
Imperial (United States of America, 7 km NW of epicenter) : Strong jolt aftershock hit right after (reported through EMSC)
El Centro (United States of America, 2 km SW of epicenter) : Boy this was strong, the whole house was jumping up and down so fast, can’t describe it. My glassware was moving up and down. Check the house no damage reporte. This quake happened he were I live. At first I felt a small quake, a couple of minutes later the Big one came the whole house shucked up and down left and right very fast. Then right after that another quake about midsized hit our area again. Boy that was scary (reported through EMSC)
El Centro (United States of America, 1 km W of epicenter) : We felt a very hard jolt (reported through EMSC)
Mexicali (Mexico, 20 km SE of epicenter) : Se sintió en Mexicali (reported through EMSC)
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