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Minor earthquake, 3.12 mag has occurred near Maneadero in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.239S, -115.9426667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.12 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX. The 3.12-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:17:04 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.066 km (3 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37231863. Unique identifier: ci37231863. Global time and date of event 24/08/15 / 2015-08-24 01:17:04 / August 24, 2015 @ 1:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5.066 km, -115.9426667° West, 31.239° North.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (50 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Emiliano Zapata (c. 5 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada, San Quintín, Benito García (El Zorrillo) (min 5000 pop).

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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 80 km SE of Maneadero, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.9426667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.239° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.066 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 80km SE of Maneadero, B.C., MX Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-24 01:17:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-24 20:28:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 0 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 150 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8791 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215 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 ci37231863 Id of event.
Event Code 37231863 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37231863, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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