A minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.21 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 21:00:35 / March 21, 2018 @ 9:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -115.2158333° West, latitude 32.4086667° North, depth = 10.21 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:00:35 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci37898407. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37898407.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial.
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX.
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