A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Camalu in Mexico on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/15 / 2015-09-20 08:17:04 / September 20, 2015 @ 8:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:17:04 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.996 West, latitude 31.159 North, depth = 21 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37245743, us20003m54. Id of event: us20003m54.
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Emiliano Zapata (c. 5 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Quintín (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Benito García (El Zorrillo), San Quintín, Vicente Guerrero (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 34 km N of Camalu, Mexico.
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