A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.37 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Imperial in CA on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/19 / 2019-01-27 01:03:14 / January 27, 2019 @ 1:03 am. Exact location of earthquake, -115.7523346° West, 32.8779984° North, depth 12.43 km. The temblor was detected at 17:03:14 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.43 km (8 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci38206711. Unique identifier: ci38206711.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tecolots, Delta, Oasis (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Imperial (c. 14 800 pop).
Every 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 seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 17 km WNW of Imperial, CA.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.