A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Puebla in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 04:14:26 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37855456. Unique identifier: ci37855456. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.52 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 12:14:26 / April 12, 2017 @ 12:14 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11.52 km, -115.4483337° West, 32.3913345° North.
Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Somerton, Brawley, San Luis Río Colorado (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km SSW of Puebla, B.C., MX.
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