A minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 21:04:00 / January 6, 2021 @ 9:04 pm. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:04:00 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39750256. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39750256. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.78 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -115.9865036° West, latitude 31.6131668° North, depth = 8.78 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Sauzal, Ensenada, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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