A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5178299 West, latitude 31.815834 North, depth = 17.16 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 21:14:29 / August 16, 2019 @ 9:14 pm. Event id: ci38976664. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38976664. The temblor was reported at 13:14:29 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.16 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delta, Guadalupe Victoria, Estación Coahuila (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 56 km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.
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