A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Imperial in California. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6058333 West, latitude 32.8313333 North, depth = 11.96 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.96 km (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:19:38 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37646591. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37646591. Global time and date of event 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 18:19:38 / May 16, 2017 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Guadalupe Victoria, Hermosillo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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