A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. The temblor was picked up at 10:33:47 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39666960. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39666960. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.28 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 10:33:47 / October 18, 2020 @ 10:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.1731644 West, latitude 32.4331665 North, depth = 20.28 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna Foothills, Brawley, Yuma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNE of Delta, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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