A minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Progreso in B.C. in MX. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.1 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38317384. Id of event: ci38317384. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:35:30 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -115.6468353° West, 32.6689987° North, depth 15.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 01:35:30 / October 8, 2018 @ 1:35 am.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hermosillo, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Guadalupe Victoria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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