A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Brawley in CA. Event id: ci37775432. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37775432. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.81 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5456696 West, latitude 32.9804993 North, depth = 11.81 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/16 / 2016-12-31 22:58:13 / December 31, 2016 @ 10:58 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:58:13 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hermosillo, Delta, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 1 km (1 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km W of Brawley, CA.
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