A minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Progreso in B.C. in MX. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37907887. Id of event: ci37907887. The temblor was reported at 16:23:15 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 00:23:15 / April 5, 2018 @ 12:23 am. Exact location of earthquake, -115.7454987° West, 32.6209984° North, depth 10.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hermosillo, Tecolots, Guadalupe Victoria. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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