A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37854536. Id of event: ci37854536. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.53 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -115.2618332 West, latitude 32.3921661 North, depth = 3.53 km. The temblor was detected at 23:27:02 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 07:27:02 / April 11, 2017 @ 7:27 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, Brawley, Imperial (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 8 km WNW of Delta, B.C., MX.
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