A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Puebla in B.C. in MX. Global time and date of event 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 18:20:12 / October 27, 2015 @ 6:20 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.77 km (9 miles). The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:20:12 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 14.77 km, -115.4626694° West, 32.4023323° North. Id of earthquake: ci37264615. Event ids that are associated: ci37264615.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Somerton, San Luis Río Colorado, San Luis (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (16 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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