Mag. 3.0 earthquake - Southern California, USA, on 30 Sep 4:19 pm (GMT -7) -

Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - Southern California, USA, on 30 Sep 4:19 pm (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

30 Sep 23:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
30 Sep 23:24: Epicenter location corrected by 1.9 km (1.2 mi) towards E.
1 Oct 00:00: Magnitude recalculated from 2.1 to 3.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.0 to 5.0 km (from 1.9 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2.2 km (1.3 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 30 Sep 2020 11:19:47 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 Sep 4:19 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.05°N / 115.59°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) ENE of Westmorland (Imperial County) (pop: 2,270)
10 km (6 mi) NW of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900)
11 km (7 mi) SW of Calipatria (Imperial County) (pop: 7,420)
29 km (18 mi) N of El Centro (Imperial County) (pop: 44,000)
33 km (21 mi) NW of Holtville (Imperial County) (pop: 6,400)
42 km (26 mi) NNW of Calexico (Imperial County) (pop: 40,100)
146 km (90 mi) ENE of Tijuana (Mexico) (pop: 1,301,000)
147 km (91 mi) ENE of Chula Vista (San Diego County) (pop: 265,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 42°C (108 F), humidity: 6%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.05 kmSouthern California, USAEMSC
M 2.13.1 km4km E of Westmorland, CA, USAUSGS
M 2.73 kmSouthern California, USAEMSC
M 2.62.2 km3km ENE of Westmorland, CA, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
san diego UTC / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
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