A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 90 km SSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX (56 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 09:17:09 / December 25, 2019 @ 9:17 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.52 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.85-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:17:09 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci39012887. Event ids that are associated: ci39012887. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5438333 West, latitude 31.4881667 North, depth = 5.52 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km SSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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