A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37524280. Id of event: ci37524280. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 04:46:57 / February 16, 2016 @ 4:46 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.79 km (0 miles). The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:46:57 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 0.79 km, -115.5056667° West, 32.2441667° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis, San Luis Río Colorado, Imperial. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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