A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) was reported 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Maneadero in Mexico on Sunday. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:18:57 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/18 / 2018-01-01 04:18:57 / January 1, 2018 @ 4:18 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.33 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37844527. Id of event: ci37844527. Exact location of earthquake, -116.1214981° West, 31.8465004° North, depth 10.33 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Sauzal, Ensenada, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 44 km ENE of Maneadero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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