A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Imperial in California on Sunday. The 3.24-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:20:01 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci38025520. Event ids that are associated: ci38025520. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/10/17 / 2017-10-15 13:20:01 / October 15, 2017 @ 1:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -115.626503° West, 32.8508339° North, depth 15.82 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.82 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guadalupe Victoria, Hermosillo, Delta (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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