A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Progreso in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:01:44 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 22:01:44 / December 21, 2016 @ 10:01 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.72 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6466675 West, latitude 32.5256653 North, depth = 2.72 km. Unique identifier: ci37768816. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37768816.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Hermosillo. Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SW of Progreso, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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