A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Exact location of earthquake, -115.1285° West, 32.1071667° North, depth 17.87 km. Event id: ci37757287. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37757287. The temblor was reported at 08:31:40 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.87 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 16:31:40 / September 7, 2017 @ 4:31 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calexico, Progreso, Somerton (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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