A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 21:50:26 / December 15, 2015 @ 9:50 pm. Exact location of event, depth 8.21 km, -115.2141647° West, 32.4021683° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.21 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ci37502072. Event ids that are associated: ci37502072. The temblor was reported at 13:50:26 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna Foothills, Brawley, Yuma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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