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Minor earthquake, 3.57 mag has occurred near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.1296654S, -115.1633301WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.01 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -115.1633301° West, 32.1296654° North, depth 25.01 km. The temblor was reported at 09:36:49 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/12/15 / 2015-12-19 17:36:49 / December 19, 2015 @ 5:36 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ci37286727. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37286727.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, El Centro, Holtville (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 11 km S of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.57 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.1633301° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.1296654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S 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 2015-12-19 17:36:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-19 17:40:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 196 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1879 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 251 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 ci37286727 Id of event.
Event Code 37286727 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37286727, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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