A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from El Sauzal in Mexico on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.98 km (16 miles). Exact location, longitude -116.7083359° West, latitude 31.9755001° North, depth = 25.98 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 11:00:19 / August 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am. Unique identifier: ci37719383. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37719383. The temblor was detected at 03:00:19 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial Beach, Tecate, Tijuana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km NNW of El Sauzal, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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