A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. The 3.48-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:54:40 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci39286080. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39286080. Exact location of earthquake, -116.2226639° West, 31.7994995° North, depth 17.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.87 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 18:54:40 / January 29, 2020 @ 6:54 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Primo Tapia (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Primo Tapia, El Sauzal, Ensenada (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 34 km ENE of Maneadero, B.C., MX.
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