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Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 28 mi west of El Sentro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 7:32 am (GMT -8) -

Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 28 mi west of El Sentro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 7:32 am (GMT -8) Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - 28 mi west of El Sentro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 7:32 am (GMT -8)

Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 9 km depth

1 Dec 19:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 1, 2022 15:32:11 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 7:32 am (GMT -8)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude1.9
Depth8.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.83533°N / 116.03817°W (Imperial, California, United States)
Antipode32.835°S / 63.962°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoSalton Buttes (56 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities12 km (7 mi) NNW of Ocotillo (pop: 266) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
33 km (20 mi) W of Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
44 km (27 mi) W of Imperial (pop: 17,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
45 km (28 mi) W of El Sentro (pop: 44,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Campo (pop: 2,680) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
49 km (30 mi) WNW of Santa Isabel (Baja California, Mexico) (pop: 29,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) WSW of Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
59 km (36 mi) SW of Calipatria (pop: 7,420) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
1.98.9 km12km NNW of Ocotillo, CAUSGS

Seismograms

Seismic station: In-Ko-Pah (IKP/CI network) | Distance from quake: 22 km / 13 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station In-Ko-Pah: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.5-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.9, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
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31 years ago
7.3

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May 19, 1940 04:36
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6.9

6 km
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Feb 9, 1956 14:32
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6.8

6 km
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105 years ago
6.8

0 km
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Jan 17, 1994 12:30
29 years ago
6.7

18 km
278km / 173mi12 mi S of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California, USAMore
Nov 24, 1987 13:15
35 years ago
6.6

11 km
26km / 16mi23 mi NW of El Sentro, Imperial County, California, USAMore
Apr 9, 1968 02:28
55 years ago
6.6

10 km
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Oct 21, 1942 16:22
80 years ago
6.6

6 km
28km / 18mi15 mi W of Brawley, Imperial County, California, USAMore
Aug 7, 1966 17:36
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6.5

15 km
195km / 121mi3 km SW of Playa el Machorro, San Luis Rio Colorado, Sonora, MexicoMore
Apr 10, 1947 15:58
76 years ago
6.5

6 km
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Oct 15, 1979 23:16
43 years ago
6.4

15 km
66km / 41mi9.9 km NE of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 14, 1956 18:33
67 years ago
6.4

6 km
209km / 130mi61 km W of San Felipe, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Oct 17, 1954 22:57
68 years ago
6.4

15 km
182km / 113mi63 km SW of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Mar 19, 1954 09:54
69 years ago
6.4

6 km
52km / 32mi7.2 mi W of Salton City, Imperial County, California, USAMore
Dec 31, 1934 18:45
88 years ago
6.4

6 km
109km / 68mi5.3 km S of Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, MexicoMore
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90 years ago
6.4

6 km
203km / 126mi2 mi S of Huntington Beach, Orange County, California, USAMore
Jun 28, 1992 15:05
31 years ago
6.3

3.6 km
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6 km
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15 km
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0 km
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6.2

6 km
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6.1

12 km
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Dec 7, 1940 22:17
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6 km
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Jul 8, 1986 09:20
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6.0

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Mar 21, 1969 04:56
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10 km
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6 km
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Apr 26, 1981 12:09
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19 km
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Oct 16, 1979 06:58
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14 km
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Dec 1, 1958 03:21
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6 km
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Aug 15, 1945 17:56
78 years ago
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6 km
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5.7

8.8 km
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10 km
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7 km
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7 km
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0 km
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6 km
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6 km
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Apr 28, 1969 23:20
54 years ago
5.5

6 km
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Jun 14, 1953 04:17
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5.5

6 km
50km / 31mi4.9 mi NE of Imperial, California, USAMore
Jan 1, 1927 09:13
96 years ago
5.5

0 km
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Apr 3, 1926 20:09
97 years ago
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0 km
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May 28, 1917 06:06
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0 km
69km / 43mi4.7 mi E of Holtville, Imperial County, California, USAMore
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12 km
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5.8 km
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10 km
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Aug 26, 2012 19:31
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8.3 km
50km / 31mi3 mi NW of Brawley, Imperial County, California, USAMore
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12 km
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10.2 km
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Apr 4, 2010 22:43
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5.3

10 km
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29 years ago
5.3

5.1 km
123km / 77mi41 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Sep 15, 1992 08:47
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5.3

7.2 km
140km / 87mi5.4 mi SE of Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USAMore
Dec 3, 1991 17:54
31 years ago
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5.8 km
121km / 75mi75 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Aug 31, 1988 16:45
34 years ago
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5.4 km
115km / 72mi78 km E of Ensenada, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 25, 1980 10:47
43 years ago
5.3

19 km
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5.2

1 km
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Apr 5, 2010 00:07
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5.2

10 km
128km / 79mi15 km W of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso), MexicoMore
Jun 12, 2005 15:41
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5.2

13 km
92km / 57mi17 mi SW of Palm Desert, Riverside County, California, USAMore
Oct 15, 1979 23:19
43 years ago
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9.3 km
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Jul 17, 1975 18:24
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6 km
117km / 73mi94 km S of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 18, 2011 17:47
12 years ago
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15 km
127km / 79mi17 km S of Estacion Coahuila, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Sep 19, 2009 22:55
13 years ago
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10 km
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Feb 11, 2008 18:29
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5.1

6 km
93km / 57mi6.5 km SW of Delta, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Feb 9, 2008 07:12
15 years ago
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6 km
89km / 55mi7.6 km W of Delta, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
Sep 2, 2005 01:27
17 years ago
5.1

1.2 km
51km / 32mi14 mi NW of Brawley, Imperial County, California, USAMore
Jun 29, 1992 14:13
31 years ago
5.1

11 km
145km / 90mi2.5 mi E of Yucca Valley, San Bernardino County, California, USAMore
Oct 16, 1979 05:49
43 years ago
5.1

10 km
47km / 29mi2.4 mi SW of Brawley, Imperial County, California, USAMore
Nov 4, 1976 10:41
46 years ago
5.1

4.6 km
50km / 31mi10.7 mi NW of Brawley, Imperial County, California, USAMore
Sep 14, 2010 10:52
12 years ago
5.0

9.9 km
118km / 73mi20 km S of Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, MexicoMore
Apr 5, 2010 03:15
13 years ago
5.0

1.2 km
30km / 19mi33 km W of Mexicali, Baja California, MexicoMore
Nov 20, 2008 19:23
14 years ago
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6 km
87km / 54mi0.1 km SW of Colonia La Puerta, Mexicali Municipality, Baja California, MexicoMore
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