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Minor earthquake, 3.01 mag has occurred near Delta in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.3648338S, -115.3911667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. Id of earthquake: ci37296015. Event ids that are associated: ci37296015. The temblor was detected at 06:39:23 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 14:39:23 / January 14, 2016 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.3911667 West, latitude 32.3648338 North, depth = 25.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.06 km (16 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Somerton, San Luis Río Colorado (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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: 19 km W of Delta, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.3911667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3648338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km W of Delta, 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 2016-01-14 14:39:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-14 14:42:07 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 139 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09102 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 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 ci37296015 Id of event.
Event Code 37296015 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37296015, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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