A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in Mexico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ci37891767. Event ids that are associated: ci37891767. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.87 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 22:20:39 / March 10, 2018 @ 10:20 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:20:39 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.3273315 West, latitude 32.2111664 North, depth = 10.87 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, Somerton, El Centro (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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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