Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 16 mi west of El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 12:00 am (GMT -8) -

Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 16 mi west of El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Monday, 8 Feb 2021 12:00 am (GMT -8)

Séisme faible magnitude 3.5 at 12 km depth

8 Feb 08:03 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 3 minutes.
8 Feb 16:12: Profondeur recalculée de 11.0 à 11.5 km (de 6.8 à 7.1 mi).
Update Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 08:09
Small earthquake of magnitude 3.5 just reported 16 miles southwest of El Centro, California, United States
3.5 quake 8 Feb 12:00 am (GMT -8)
3.5 quake 8 Feb 12:00 am (GMT -8)
An earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred only 9 minutes ago 16 miles southwest of El Centro, California, United States, the United States Geological Survey reported.
The quake hit at a shallow depth of 6.8 miles beneath the epicenter near El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, after midnight on Monday 8 February 2021 at 12:00 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.5 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Seeley (pop. 1,700) located 9 miles from the epicenter, El Centro (pop. 44,000) 16 miles away, Imperial (pop. 17,100) 17 miles away, Santa Isabel (pop. 29,300) 17 miles away, Heber (pop. 4,300) 17 miles away, Calexico (pop. 40,100) 20 miles away, and Brawley (pop. 25,900) 24 miles away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 8 Feb 2021 08:00:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: lundi, 8 févr. 2021 00:00 (GMT -8)
Magnitude: 3.5
Profondeur: 11.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.7445°N / 115.827°W (Comté dImperial, Comté de Kern, États-Unis)
Volcan le plus près: Salton Buttes (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km OSO de Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
25 km OSO de El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
27 km ONO de Santa Isabel (Baja California, Mexique) (pop: 29,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
27 km OSO de Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
32 km ONO de Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
38 km SSO de Westmorland (pop: 2,270) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
38 km SO de Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
42 km O de Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
49 km ONO de Puebla (Baja California, Mexique) (pop: 15,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
827 km SE de Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11.5°C (53 F), humidity: 37%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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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.
MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
3.512 km16km E of Ocotillo, CA, USAUSGS
3.511 kmSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

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