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Minor earthquake: M3 quake has struck near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.2029991S, -115.2241669WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.8 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:27:04 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -115.2241669° West, 32.2029991° North, depth 20.8 km. Event id: ci37251887. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37251887. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 07:27:04 / October 1, 2015 @ 7:27 am UTC/GMT.

Event epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, El Centro, Holtville. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2241669° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2029991° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, 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 2015-10-01 07:27:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-01 07:29:12 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 automatic 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 138 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1603 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 240 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 ci37251887 Id of event.
Event Code 37251887 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37251887, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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