A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tijuana in B.C. in MX on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ci37851960. Event ids that are associated: ci37851960. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 10:21:05 / April 8, 2017 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:21:05 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -116.9690018° West, latitude 32.5009995° North, depth = 10.16 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.16 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ensenada, San Marcos, El Sauzal.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 6 km SE of Tijuana, B.C., MX.
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