A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.47 km (10 miles). Exact location of event, depth 15.47 km, -115.9079971° West, 31.7666664° North. The 2.98-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:03:03 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/05/17 / 2017-05-03 09:03:03 / May 3, 2017 @ 9:03 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37638719. Unique identifier: ci37638719.
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Sauzal, Ensenada, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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