A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Fraccionamiento del Valle in Mexico on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bcyv. Unique identifier: us6000bcyv. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:52:34 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.8432° West, latitude 31.6649° North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 21:52:34 / August 11, 2020 @ 9:52 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ensenada, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada, Benito García (El Zorrillo) (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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