A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Holtville in California on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.07 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -115.4138336 West, latitude 32.7883339 North, depth = 15.07 km. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:44:04 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 08:44:04 / August 7, 2017 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci37727007. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37727007.
The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Yuma. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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