Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near La Paz in Mexico


Earthquake location 24.1878S, -110.1062WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from La Paz in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 02:45:22 / September 3, 2020 @ 2:45 am. Exact location of earthquake, -110.1062° West, 24.1878° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000bh03. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bh03. The temblor was reported at 02:45:22 / 2:45 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from La Paz (c. 171 500 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Paz.

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km ENE of La Paz, Mexico.

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