A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.52 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/10/16 / 2016-10-15 15:24:25 / October 15, 2016 @ 3:24 pm. Exact location of event, depth 9.52 km, -115.3373337° West, 32.293335° North. The temblor was picked up at 08:24:25 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37718400. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37718400.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brawley, Somerton, Imperial (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eight and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km WSW of Delta, B.C., MX.
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