Minor earthquake 2.98 mag, 40 km W of El Sauzal, B.C., MX


Earthquake location 31.8315S, -117.0973333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from El Sauzal in B.C. in MX. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.96 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 19.96 km, -117.0973333° West, 31.8315° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 10:50:12 / September 15, 2020 @ 10:50 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38689570. Unique identifier: ci38689570. The temblor was detected at 10:50:12 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Terrazas del Valle (c. 20 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Terrazas del Valle, Maclovio Rojas, Tijuana.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km W of El Sauzal, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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