A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Event id: ci37300447. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37300447. The temblor was reported at 06:56:44 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.2598333° West, latitude 32.257° North, depth = 16.41 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.41 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 14:56:44 / January 27, 2016 @ 2:56 pm.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, El Centro, Somerton (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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