A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Agua Prieta in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 23:47:37 / August 26, 2017 @ 11:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -109.2729 West, latitude 31.01 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 16:47:37 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ac58. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac58.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nacozari Viejo, Naco, Douglas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Agua Prieta (c. 68 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Douglas (c. 17 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nacozari Viejo (c. 11 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Esqueda (c. 6 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Naco (c. 5 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 42 km SE of Agua Prieta, Mexico.
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