A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 9.97 km, -115.6383362° West, 31.7571659° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 02:56:09 / August 10, 2018 @ 2:56 am. Event id: ci38241952. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38241952. The temblor was detected at 18:56:09 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.97 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Delta, Guadalupe Victoria, Estación Coahuila (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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