A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Holtville in California on Monday. The 3.09-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:34:00 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.06 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 13.06 km, -115.4189987° West, 32.7905006° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 08:34:00 / August 7, 2017 @ 8:34 am. Unique identifier: ci37726895. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37726895.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Yuma (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake 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), 75 km (46 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km WSW of Holtville, California. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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