A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Brawley in California. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5073318 West, latitude 32.9044991 North, depth = 10.31 km. Event id: ci37897631. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37897631. Global time and date of event 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 12:09:02 / March 20, 2018 @ 12:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.31 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:09:02 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Guadalupe Victoria, Hermosillo, Delta. Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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