A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Brawley in CA. The temblor was picked up at 13:49:30 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.36 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/16 / 2016-12-31 21:49:30 / December 31, 2016 @ 9:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -115.5435028° West, latitude 32.972332° North, depth = 9.36 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37775048. Unique identifier: ci37775048.
Close 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 Hermosillo, Delta, Oasis. Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 1 km (1 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km WSW of Brawley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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