A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2429962 West, latitude 32.4193344 North, depth = 9.44 km. Unique identifier: ci37636359. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37636359. The temblor was detected at 09:07:00 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 17:07:00 / April 29, 2017 @ 5:07 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.44 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Fortuna Foothills (c. 26 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calipatria, Fortuna Foothills, Brawley (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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