A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Holtville in California. Exact location, longitude -115.4508362° West, latitude 32.800499° North, depth = 8.92 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 17:14:42 / August 10, 2017 @ 5:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.92 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: ci37730783. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37730783. The temblor was picked up at 09:14:42 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Yuma (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-one 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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