A minor earthquake magnitude 3.06 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39287680. Id of event: ci39287680. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.39 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -115.254837 West, latitude 32.395668 North, depth = 5.39 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:45:37 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 07:45:37 / January 31, 2020 @ 7:45 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 70 km (43 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). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NW of Delta, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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