A minor earthquake magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.7205 West, latitude 31.8403333 North, depth = 5.68 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.68 km (4 miles). The 2.99-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:16:23 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 14:16:23 / December 10, 2015 @ 2:16 pm. Event id: ci37500640. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37500640.
Event epicenter was 76 km (48 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Benito García (El Zorrillo). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 67 km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.
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