A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Holtville in California. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 17:04:08 / August 10, 2017 @ 5:04 pm. Exact location of event, depth 15.08 km, -115.408165° West, 32.7939987° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.08 km (9 miles). The 3.12-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:04:08 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37730751. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37730751.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Yuma. Earthquake epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 70 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 (10 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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