A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 17:49:39 / October 2, 2016 @ 5:49 pm. Event id: ci37708576. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37708576. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.44 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:49:39 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5346667 West, latitude 31.8356667 North, depth = 2.44 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delta, Guadalupe Victoria, Estación Coahuila (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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