A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.95 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 4.95 km, -115.2651667° West, 32.3876667° North. Id of earthquake: ci37139548. Event ids that are associated: ci37139548. Global time and date of event 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 10:55:25 / April 29, 2016 @ 10:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:55:25 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuma, Brawley, Imperial. Epicenter of the earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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