A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 19:04:16 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.2429962° West, latitude 32.3945007° North, depth = 6.83 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.83 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 19:04:16 / October 18, 2020 @ 7:04 pm. Unique identifier: ci39667304. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39667304.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 69 km (43 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NW of Delta, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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