Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 7.5 mi east of El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 8:31 pm (GMT -7) -

Weak mag. 2.8 earthquake - 7.5 mi east of El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Thursday, 8 Apr 2021 8:31 pm (GMT -7)

Séisme très faible magnitude 2.8 at 14 km depth

9 Apr 03:34 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 2 minutes.
9 Apr 03:36: Magnitude recalculée de 2.9 à 2.8. Profondeur recalculée de 12.9 à 12.1 km (de 8 à 7.5 mi).
9 Apr 14:56: Profondeur recalculée de 12.1 à 13.8 km (de 7.5 à 8.6 mi).
Date & time: 9 Apr 2021 03:31:46 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: jeudi, 8 avril 2021 20:31 (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2.8
Profondeur: 13.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.776°N / 115.4355°W (Comté dImperial, Comté de Kern, États-Unis)
Volcan le plus près: Salton Buttes (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km SO de Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
12 km E de El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
12 km NNE de Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
15 km ESE de Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
17 km N de Mexicali (Baja California, Mexique) (pop: 689,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
21 km NE de Santa Isabel (Baja California, Mexique) (pop: 29,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km E de Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
24 km SSE de Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
25 km NNO de Puebla (Baja California, Mexique) (pop: 15,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
846 km SE de Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 28.3°C (83 F), humidity: 18%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
2.814 km6km SW of Holtville, CA, USAUSGS
2.55 kmSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (5)

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Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico (16.7 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s
Mexicali (12.5 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single vertical bump / very short
Mesa, Arizona / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 15-20 s
MEXICALI / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
mexicali / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : me da muscho miedo y quiero correr  
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