A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. Unique identifier: ci39033039. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39033039. Global time and date of event 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 05:21:03 / January 12, 2020 @ 5:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -115.2203369° West, latitude 32.4148331° North, depth = 20.58 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:21:03 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.58 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calipatria, Fortuna Foothills, Brawley. The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Fortuna Foothills (c. 26 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX.
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