A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -115.3830032 West, latitude 32.3310013 North, depth = 10.18 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.18 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39502175. Id of event: ci39502175. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 22:22:19 / December 23, 2020 @ 10:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:22:19 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Somerton, Imperial (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km W of Delta, B.C., MX.
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