A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 08:09:01 / February 5, 2017 @ 8:09 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:09:01 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.66 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.3733368 West, latitude 32.3603325 North, depth = 15.66 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37578223. Unique identifier: ci37578223.
The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, Brawley, Somerton (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km W of Delta, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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