A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from El Sauzal in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 14:30:13 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.0838318 West, latitude 31.8376675 North, depth = 14.79 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.79 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 22:30:13 / July 20, 2017 @ 10:30 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37708207. Unique identifier: ci37708207.
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Terrazas del Valle (c. 20 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Niño, Terrazas del Valle, Maclovio Rojas (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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