A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Calipatria in California on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:08:42 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37713415. Id of event: ci37713415. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 19:08:42 / July 26, 2017 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.6451645 West, latitude 33.1645012 North, depth = 5.8 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coachella, Puebla, Progreso (min 5000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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