A minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Progreso in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 16:31:35 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.42 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -115.5635 West, latitude 32.4658333 North, depth = 17.42 km. Global time and date of event 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 00:31:35 / September 13, 2018 @ 12:31 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38058223. Id of event: ci38058223.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Luis Río Colorado, Calipatria, San Luis. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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