A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puebla in B.C. in MX on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.44 km (13 miles). The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:10:14 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39120399. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39120399. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 20:10:14 / March 29, 2020 @ 8:10 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -115.454834 West, latitude 32.5060005 North, depth = 20.44 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Somerton, Calipatria, San Luis Río Colorado. Epicenter of the event was 14 km (8 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SW of Puebla, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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