A minor earthquake magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.41 km (9 miles). Unique identifier: ci39657280. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39657280, ew1602197036. The temblor was detected at 22:44:09 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/20 / 2020-10-08 22:44:09 / October 8, 2020 @ 10:44 pm. Exact location of event, depth 14.41 km, -115.0281677° West, 32.206665° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fortuna Foothills (c. 26 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fortuna Foothills, Holtville, Yuma (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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