A minor earthquake magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Progreso in B.C. in MX on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.13 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -115.7381668° West, latitude 32.6865005° North, depth = 10.13 km. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:45:29 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/16 / 2016-02-27 18:45:29 / February 27, 2016 @ 6:45 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37312311. Unique identifier: ci37312311.
Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hermosillo, Guadalupe Victoria, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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