A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX on Monday. The temblor was reported at 16:41:22 / 4:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.37 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 00:41:22 / September 18, 2018 @ 12:41 am. Event id: ci38064007. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38064007. Exact location of earthquake, -115.2020035° West, 32.253334° North, depth 9.37 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuma, Imperial, El Centro. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 4 km NW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.
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