A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from El Sauzal in B.C. in MX on Thursday. Global time and date of event 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 21:05:50 / July 20, 2017 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -117.0791667° West, 31.8225° North, depth 17.58 km. The temblor was reported at 13:05:50 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.58 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37708175. Id of event: ci37708175.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Villa del Prado 2da Sección (c. 18 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maclovio Rojas, Tijuana, Pórticos de San Antonio.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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