A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.61 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9.61 km, -115.4013333° West, 32.3846667° North. Id of earthquake: ci38007544. Event ids that are associated: ci38007544. The temblor was detected at 15:10:47 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/17 / 2017-09-21 23:10:47 / September 21, 2017 @ 11:10 pm.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Somerton, Brawley, San Luis Río Colorado (min 5000 pop).
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 four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 20 km W of Delta, B.C., MX.
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