A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puebla in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. Unique identifier: ci39800680. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39800680. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:11 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.92 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -115.2306667° West, latitude 32.5373333° North, depth = 20.92 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 19:05:11 / February 24, 2021 @ 7:05 pm.
Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calipatria, Yuma, Brawley. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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