A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Imperial in CA. Global time and date of event 15/01/19 / 2019-01-15 11:05:02 / January 15, 2019 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5308333 West, latitude 32.8835 North, depth = 10.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38425344. Unique identifier: ci38425344. The temblor was reported at 03:05:02 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.45 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hermosillo, Delta, Tecolots.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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