A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX. Event id: ci37711680. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37711680. The temblor was reported at 10:37:51 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.94 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5.94 km, -114.351° West, 31.5016667° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/10/16 / 2016-10-06 17:37:51 / October 6, 2016 @ 5:37 pm.
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Puerto Peñasco (c. 33 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Peñasco, San Felipe (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 98 km SE of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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