A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 16:56:40 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.71 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci38341295. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38341295. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 00:56:40 / May 2, 2019 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 18.71 km, -115.0299988° West, 32.0796661° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Somerton (c. 14 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Mexicali, Somerton.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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