A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Brawley in CA. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.88 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -115.5243301 West, latitude 32.9698334 North, depth = 2.88 km. Unique identifier: ci37775056. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37775056. The temblor was picked up at 13:49:39 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/16 / 2016-12-31 21:49:39 / December 31, 2016 @ 9:49 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 32 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oasis, Hermosillo, Delta (min 5000 pop).
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 1 km SSE of Brawley, CA. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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