A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from El Sauzal in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 22:56:54 / November 15, 2017 @ 10:56 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:56:54 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.47 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -116.6153336 West, latitude 32.0994987 North, depth = 11.47 km. Unique identifier: ci37812447. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37812447.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was National City, Rancho San Diego, La Presa (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 58 km (36 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from National City (c. 58 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 23 km NNE of El Sauzal, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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