A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.81 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: ci37401954. Event ids that are associated: ci37401954. The temblor was picked up at 16:54:07 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 16:54:07 / October 23, 2018 @ 4:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.829834 West, latitude 31.9038334 North, depth = 2.81 km.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Delta, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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