A minor earthquake magnitude 3.88 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from El Sauzal in B.C. in MX on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37708087. Id of event: ci37708087. The temblor was picked up at 11:42:21 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.99 km (8 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -117.0895 West, latitude 31.8471667 North, depth = 12.99 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 19:42:21 / July 20, 2017 @ 7:42 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Imperial Beach (c. 26 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chula Vista, Lomas de Santa Anita, Imperial Beach.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nearby.
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