A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Gabriel in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.0909 West, latitude 20.9707 North, depth = 29.06 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.06 km (18 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 16:09:28 / December 15, 2015 @ 4:09 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:28 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004hfq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004hfq.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Corona, Jamay, San Juan de los Lagos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Guadalajara (c. 1 640 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Zapopan (c. 987 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tlaquepaque (c. 493 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tonalá (c. 401 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Hacienda Santa Fe (c. 86 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tepatitlán de Morelos (c. 83 700 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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