A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Monday. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:15:39 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 07:15:39 / May 19, 2020 @ 7:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2156677 West, latitude 32.4104996 North, depth = 10.98 km. Id of earthquake: ci39206855. Event ids that are associated: ci39206855. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.98 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna Foothills, Brawley, Yuma. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX.
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