A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX. Exact location of event, depth -0.49 km, -115.7668304° West, 31.7156658° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.49 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39347839. Unique identifier: ci39347839. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 16:29:57 / August 17, 2020 @ 4:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:29:57 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ensenada, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-one 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 76 km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX.
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