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== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

Southern California Seismic Network: a cooperative project of
U.S. Geological Survey, Pasadena California
Caltech Seismological Laboratory, Pasadena, California



Version #5: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 6:14:29 PM (PDT) on Thursday, October 15, 2020.
The magnitude 1.5 event occurred 5 km (3 miles) ENE (62 degrees) of Westmorland, CA.
The hypocentral depth is 6 km ( 4 miles).



Magnitude 1.5 - local magnitude (Ml)
Time Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 6:14:29 PM (PDT)
Friday, October 16, 2020 at 1:14:29 (UTC)
Distance from Westmorland, CA - 5 km (3 miles) ENE (62 degrees)
Calipatria, CA - 9 km (6 miles) SW (217 degrees)
Brawley, CA - 10 km (6 miles) NNW (336 degrees)
Niland, CA - 21 km (13 miles) SSW (194 degrees)
Imperial, CA - 24 km (15 miles) N (359 degrees)
Coordinates 33 deg. 3.6 min. N (33.059N), 115 deg. 34.4 min. W (115.573W)
Depth 5.84 km (3.6 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst=42, Nph=75, Dmin=2.5 km, Rmss=0.23 sec, Erho=0.19 km, Erzz=0.32 km, Gp=43 degrees
Event ID# ci39664824
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