Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 7.3 mi east of El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Saturday, 10 Apr 2021 6:22 am (GMT -7) -

Light mag. 3.4 earthquake - 7.3 mi east of El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA, on Saturday, 10 Apr 2021 6:22 am (GMT -7)

Séisme faible magnitude 3.4 at 16 km depth

10 Apr 13:24 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 2 minutes.
10 Apr 13:25: Magnitude recalculée de 4.0 à 3.5. Profondeur recalculée de 8.0 à 12.5 km (de 5 à 7.8 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 8.8 km (5.5 mi) au NO.
10 Apr 16:14: Magnitude recalculée de 3.5 à 3.4. Profondeur recalculée de 12.5 à 15.6 km (de 7.8 à 9.7 mi).
Update Sat, 10 Apr 2021, 13:30
Small earthquake of magnitude 3.5 just reported 7 miles east of El Centro, California, United States
3.5 quake 10 Apr 6:22 am (GMT -7)
3.5 quake 10 Apr 6:22 am (GMT -7)
A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported early morning near El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Saturday 10 April 2021 at 6:22 am local time at a shallow depth of 7.8 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. 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.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.5 as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Holtville (pop. 6,400) located 4 miles from the epicenter, Heber (pop. 4,300) 6 miles away, and El Centro (pop. 44,000) 7 miles away.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Calexico (pop. 40,100) located 7 miles from the epicenter, Imperial (pop. 17,100) 9 miles away, Mexicali (pop. 689,800) 10 miles away, Santa Isabel (pop. 29,300) 12 miles away, Brawley (pop. 25,900) 15 miles away, and Puebla (pop. 15,200) 15 miles away.
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Earthquake data:

Date & time: 10 Apr 2021 13:22:06 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: samedi, 10 avril 2021 06:22 (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 3.4
Profondeur: 15.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.7705°N / 115.43933°W (Comté dImperial, Comté de Kern, États-Unis)
Volcan le plus près: Salton Buttes (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km SO de Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
12 km NNE de Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
12 km E de El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
15 km SE de Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
16 km N de Mexicali (Baja California, Mexique) (pop: 689,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
20 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 NNO de Puebla (Baja California, Mexique) (pop: 15,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
25 km SSE de Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> 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:
Scattered Clouds 18.9°C (66 F), humidity: 36%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from N
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) 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
3.416 km7km SW of Holtville, CA, USAUSGS
3.322 kmSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (8)

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El centro / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : I’m scared bruh | 2 users found this interesting.  
11.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : N/a  
Hampton Inn Suites, El Centro, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I was sleeping on the fourth floor of a hotel when I was awoken by a subtle rocking back and forth.  
IMPERIAL / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Calexico ca. / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Me despertó  
Hampton Inn Suites, El Centro, Ca / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I was sleeping on the fourth floor of a hotel when I was awoken by a subtle rocking back and forth.  
Alhambra / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Very weak horizontal shaking  
Simi Valley / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Felt bed swaying  
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