A minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Calipatria in CA. The temblor was picked up at 13:54:25 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 21:54:25 / March 17, 2017 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -115.6278305° West, 33.1641655° North, depth 7.78 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.78 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: ci37606335. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37606335.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coachella, Puebla, Progreso (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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