A minor earthquake magnitude 3.39 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Delta in Mexico on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.54 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:32:37 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 12:32:37 / July 18, 2017 @ 12:32 pm. Id of earthquake: ci37706255. Event ids that are associated: ci37706255. Exact location of event, depth 4.54 km, -115.2648315° West, 32.4118347° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages 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). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km NW of Delta, Mexico.
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