A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:04:48 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 08:04:48 / April 22, 2016 @ 8:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.95 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -115.2481689 West, latitude 32.3805008 North, depth = 6.95 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37335423. Id of event: ci37335423.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial. Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WNW of Delta, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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