A minor earthquake magnitude 3.49 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Imperial in CA on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 22:21:27 / September 13, 2017 @ 10:21 pm. The 3.49-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:21:27 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37762367. Id of event: ci37762367. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.46 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.46 km, -115.6168365° West, 32.8483315° North.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oasis, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Guadalupe Victoria (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 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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