Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 6.6 mi north of Brawley, Imperial County, California, USA, on Friday, 2 October 2020 at 06:08 (GMT) -

Mag. 3.4 earthquake  - 6.6 mi north of Brawley, Imperial County, California, USA, on Friday, 2 October 2020 at 06:08 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 11 km depth

2 Oct 06:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 3 minutes.
2 Oct 06:11: Magnitude recalculated from 3.6 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.1 to 3.4 km (from 1.3 to 2.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 2 km (1.2 mi) towards NNE.
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2 Oct 15:54: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.6 to 11.2 km (from 3.5 to 7 mi).
Date & time: 2 Oct 2020 06:08:19 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 11.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.06817°N / 115.57083°W (Imperial County, California, United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NE of Westmorland (pop: 2,270) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) SW of Calipatria (pop: 7,420) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) NNW of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) SSW of Niland (pop: 1,010) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) N of Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) N of Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> See nearby quakes!
3502 km (2176 mi) W of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
3502 km (2176 mi) W of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 26°C (79 F), humidity: 29%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from W
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.411 km6km NE of Westmorland, CA, USAUSGS
M 3.510 kmSouthern California, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (12)

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Imperial (23.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 10-15 s
Brawley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s
85383 / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Walls raddled from west to east in the house. Vertical Blinds swaded.
Brawley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s
Long Beach / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Brawley / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 10-15 s
Irvine (United States, 219 km W of epicenter) : Nothing detectable in Irvine (reported through EMSC)
Jurupa Valley (United States, 207 km NW of epicenter) : Not felt. (reported through EMSC)
Wildomar (United States, 169 km W of epicenter) : I love ant earthquake of any rictor number my favorites are the huge ones I think san francisco was the best one sad for the damages and others (reported through EMSC)
San Diego (United States, 153 km W of epicenter) : Nothing in central san diego. (reported through EMSC)
El Centro (United States, 30 km S of epicenter) : I felt shaking like at 11:15 (reported through EMSC)
Brawley (United States, 10 km SE of epicenter) : De arriba hacia abajo y de lado a lado (reported through EMSC)
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Mag. 3.4 earthquake - 6.6 mi north of Brawley, Imperial County, California, USA, on Friday, 2 October 2020 at 06:08 (GMT)
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