A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Camalu in Mexico. Unique identifier: us70003iqi. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38352575, us70003iqi. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.87 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.87 km, -116.4618° West, 31.2002° North. The temblor was reported at 22:14:46 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/05/19 / 2019-05-09 06:14:46 / May 9, 2019 @ 6:14 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Quintín, El Sauzal, Ensenada.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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