A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 18.76 km, -115.239502° West, 32.2046661° North. The temblor was reported at 15:49:15 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.76 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 23:49:15 / November 19, 2018 @ 11:49 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38138415, us1000hu7n. Unique identifier: ci38138415.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, Imperial, El Centro.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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