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Earthquake: M 2.61 quake strikes near Alberto Oviedo Mota in Mexico

Earthquake location 32.2048333S, -115.2373333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.61 (mg/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 01:41:18 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 17.88 km (11 miles). Global time of event 2014-12-22 09:41:18 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -115.2373333 West, latitude 32.2048333 North, depth 17.88 km.

Close countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Centro, Holtville, Somerton.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.61 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2373333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2048333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-12-22 09:41:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-12-23 21:46:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 105 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ci A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1681 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37298200 Id of event.
Event Code 37298200 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ci37298200 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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