Mag. 3.3 earthquake - 3km E of Westmorland, CA, USA, on 30 Sep 5:36 pm (GMT -7) -

Mag. 3.3 earthquake  - 3km E of Westmorland, CA, USA, on 30 Sep 5:36 pm (GMT -7)

Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 3 km depth

1 Oct 00:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 minutes.
1 Oct 00:38: Magnitude recalculated from 3.4 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 7.7 to 3.1 km (from 4.8 to 1.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3 km (1.9 mi) towards WSW.
1 Oct 00:40: Magnitude recalculated from 3.1 to 3.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.1 to 4.1 km (from 1.9 to 2.5 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards N.
1 Oct 00:40: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.1 to 3.0 km (from 2.5 to 1.9 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2 km (1.2 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: 1 Oct 2020 12:36:30 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 Sep 5:36 pm (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.03067°N / 115.58383°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) E of Westmorland (Imperial County) (pop: 2,270)
8 km (5 mi) NW of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900)
12 km (8 mi) SSW of Calipatria (Imperial County) (pop: 7,420)
20 km (13 mi) N of Imperial (pop: 17,100)
31 km (19 mi) NW of Holtville (Imperial County) (pop: 6,400)
40 km (25 mi) NNW of Calexico (Imperial County) (pop: 40,100)
145 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 41°C (106 F), humidity: 9%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from N
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 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.
M 3.33 km3km E of Westmorland, CA, USAUSGS
M 2.85 kmSouthern California, USAEMSC
M 3.24 kmSouthern California, USAEMSC
M 2.95 kmSouthern California, USAEMSC

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