A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Exact location of event, longitude -115.2180023 West, latitude 32.1268349 North, depth = 23.79 km. The 3.24-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:01:21 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37447719. Event ids that are associated: ci37447719. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/16 / 2016-08-16 19:01:21 / August 16, 2016 @ 7:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.79 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Holtville, Somerton, Calexico (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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