A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.58 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Primo Tapia in B.C. in MX on Saturday. Event id: ci38052847. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38052847. Exact location of event, depth 21.33 km, -117.2141647° West, 31.8598328° North. The temblor was detected at 05:24:56 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 13:24:56 / September 8, 2018 @ 1:24 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.33 km (13 miles).
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Imperial Beach (c. 26 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Terrazas del Valle (c. 20 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa del Campo, El Niño, Imperial Beach. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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