A minor earthquake magnitude 3.04 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Holtville in CA. Unique identifier: ci39800544. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39800544. Global time and date of event 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 16:55:36 / February 24, 2021 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.4609985 West, latitude 32.8139992 North, depth = 12.61 km. The temblor was detected at 16:55:36 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.61 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Río Colorado, Somerton, San Luis (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 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 nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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