A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.8 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:27:04 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -115.2241669° West, 32.2029991° North, depth 20.8 km. Event id: ci37251887. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37251887. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 07:27:04 / October 1, 2015 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, El Centro, Holtville. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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