Sismo leggero mag. 3.5 - 25 km a ovest da El Centro, Contea di Imperial County, Contea di Kern, Stati Uniti, lunedí, 08 febbraio 2021 -

Sismo leggero mag. 3.5 - 25 km a ovest da El Centro, Contea di Imperial County, Contea di Kern, Stati Uniti, lunedí, 08 febbraio 2021

Sismo leggero magnitudine 3.5 at 12 km depth

8 Feb 08:03 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 3 minuti.
8 Feb 16:12: Profondità ricalcolata da 11.0 a 11.5 km (da 6.8 a 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:

Data & ora: 8 Feb 2021 08:00:12 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Monday, 8 Feb 2021 00:00 (GMT -8)
Magnitudine: 3.5
Profondità: 11.5 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 32.7445°N / 115.827°W (Contea di Imperial, Contea di Kern, Stati Uniti)
Vulcano più vicino: Salton Buttes (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km OSO da Seeley (Imperial County) (pop: 1,740) --> Vedi sismi vicini
25 km OSO da El Centro (pop: 44,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
27 km ONO da Santa Isabel (Baja California, Messico) (pop: 29,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
27 km OSO da Imperial (pop: 17,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
32 km ONO da Calexico (pop: 40,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
38 km SSO da Westmorland (pop: 2,270) --> Vedi sismi vicini
38 km SO da Brawley (Imperial County) (pop: 25,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
42 km O da Holtville (pop: 6,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
49 km ONO da Puebla (Baja California, Messico) (pop: 15,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
827 km SE da Sacramento (pop: 490,700) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 11.5°C (53 F), humidity: 37%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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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.
MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
3.512 km16km E of Ocotillo, CA, USAUSGS
3.511 kmSOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, USAEMSC

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