A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in Mexico. The 3.23-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:31:23 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.92 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38010488. Id of event: ci38010488. Exact location of earthquake, -115.2288361° West, 32.2323341° North, depth 17.92 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/17 / 2017-09-25 20:31:23 / September 25, 2017 @ 8:31 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuma, Imperial, El Centro. The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.