A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Esqueda in Mexico on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 23:52:13 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -109.492° West, latitude 30.6851° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 23:52:13 / February 4, 2021 @ 11:52 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000deje. Event ids that are associated: us6000deje.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Agua Prieta (c. 68 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Douglas (c. 17 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Nacozari Viejo (c. 11 900 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Esqueda (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Douglas, Agua Prieta, Nacozari Viejo (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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