A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Brawley in CA. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/19 / 2019-01-22 01:50:34 / January 22, 2019 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.7 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 9.7 km, -115.5193329° West, 32.9453316° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38199599. Id of event: ci38199599. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:34 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Oasis, Hermosillo, Delta (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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