A light earthquake with magnitude 4.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.63 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2271652 West, latitude 32.2188339 North, depth = 19.63 km. Unique identifier: ci37610567. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37610567. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 18:57:32 / March 22, 2017 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:57:32 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial. The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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