A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -115.2151642 West, latitude 32.3758316 North, depth = 11.09 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:32:26 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.09 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37299799. Unique identifier: ci37299799. Global time and date of event 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 00:32:26 / January 26, 2016 @ 12:32 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna Foothills, Brawley, Yuma. The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km NW of Delta, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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