A minor earthquake magnitude 3.44 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 08:52:56 / January 22, 2020 @ 8:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:52:56 / 12:52 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39277800. Id of event: ci39277800. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2573318 West, latitude 32.4225006 North, depth = 18.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.97 km (12 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna Foothills, Calipatria, Yuma. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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