A minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.49 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 17:05:15 / August 17, 2020 @ 5:05 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:05:15 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 11.49 km, -115.85° West, 31.8596667° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39347895. Id of event: ci39347895.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Ensenada, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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