Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - 18km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA (USA), on Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at 22:46 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Jul 22:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
Depth: 9.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.02217°N / 116.00916°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) S of Salton City (Imperial County) (pop: 3,760)
45 km (28 mi) W of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900)
48 km (30 mi) SW of Calipatria (Imperial County) (pop: 7,420)
49 km (30 mi) NW of El Centro (Imperial County) (pop: 44,000)
61 km (38 mi) NW of Calexico (Imperial County) (pop: 40,100)
80 km (50 mi) SE of Indio (Riverside County) (pop: 87,500)
110 km (68 mi) NE of Tijuana (Mexico) (pop: 1,376,500)
113 km (70 mi) NE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 3.0||9.5 km||18km SE of Ocotillo Wells, CA (USA)||USGS|
|M 2.9||17 km||Southern California (USA)||EMSC|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
El Cajon (86.1 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)