A minor earthquake magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Calipatria in California on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 01:45:50 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.63 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37764391. Id of event: ci37764391. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 09:45:50 / September 16, 2017 @ 9:45 am. Exact location of earthquake, -115.6173325° West, 33.1705017° North, depth 8.63 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coachella, Puebla, Progreso. Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Coachella (c. 40 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km WNW of Calipatria, California.
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