A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/19 / 2019-01-16 11:19:37 / January 16, 2019 @ 11:19 am. Exact location of event, depth 18.67 km, -115.2388306° West, 32.2018318° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:19:37 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.67 km (12 miles). Unique identifier: ci38426008. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38426008.
Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 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 Imperial, El Centro, Holtville. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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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