A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ensenada in B.C. in MX. The 3.35-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:13:14 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37526400. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37526400. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.8 km (-0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 02:13:14 / February 20, 2016 @ 2:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth -0.8 km, -116.2253342° West, 31.8950005° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Primo Tapia, El Sauzal, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada. Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Primo Tapia (c. 5 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km E of Ensenada, B.C., MX.
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