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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Southern California, USA, on Thursday, 15 October 2020 at 21:13 (GMT)

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake  - Southern California, USA, on Thursday, 15 October 2020 at 21:13 (GMT)
15 Oct 21:16 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 3 minutes.
15 Oct 21:18: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.0 to 6.0 km (from 5 to 3.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.5 km (0.9 mi) towards SE.
16 Oct 01:26: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 6.0 to 8.0 km (from 3.7 to 5 mi).
Date & time: 2020-10-15 09:13:21 UTC
Magnitude: 2.2
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.05°N / 115.59°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Salton Buttes (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NE of Westmorland (pop: 2,300)
10 km (6 mi) NW of Brawley (pop: 25,900)
11 km (7 mi) SW of Calipatria (pop: 7,400)
49 km (30 mi) NW of Mexicali (pop: 597,100)
146 km (90 mi) NE of Tijuana (pop: 1,376,500)
152 km (94 mi) NE of San Diego (pop: 1,394,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 37.3°C (99 F), humidity: 18%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NE
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) [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.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2020-10-15 21:13:21 UTCM 2.2 / 8 kmSouthern California, USAEMSC
2020-10-15 21:13:21 UTCM 2.2 / 8.5 km4km 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.
At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
139.3 km NW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s

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Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Southern California, USA, on Thursday, 15 October 2020 at 21:13 (GMT)

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