A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Unique identifier: ci37391405. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37391405. Exact location of event, depth 15.21 km, -115.2238333° West, 32.224° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.21 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:59:06 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 18:59:06 / March 22, 2017 @ 6:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event 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), 79 km (49 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, Imperial, El Centro (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 5 km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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