A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Friday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:55:19 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 10:55:19 / April 29, 2016 @ 10:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.01 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -115.2356667° West, latitude 32.3408333° North, depth = 10.01 km. Event id: ci37337495. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37337495.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearby 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km WSW of Delta, B.C., MX.
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