A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.01 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -115.1633301° West, 32.1296654° North, depth 25.01 km. The temblor was reported at 09:36:49 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/12/15 / 2015-12-19 17:36:49 / December 19, 2015 @ 5:36 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci37286727. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37286727.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, El Centro, Holtville (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 11 km S of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.
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