A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Holtville in CA on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.25 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.25 km, -115.4346667° West, 32.7671667° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 07:42:01 / November 27, 2016 @ 7:42 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:42:01 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37750808. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37750808.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete). The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 7 km SW of Holtville, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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