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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag strikes near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 31.7993333S, -115.6215WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) strikes 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.82 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:37:59 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 12:37:59 / February 9, 2016 @ 12:37 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37522032. Unique identifier: ci37522032. Exact location, longitude -115.6215° West, latitude 31.7993333° North, depth = 0.82 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delta, Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 64 km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6215° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7993333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km SW 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 2016-02-09 12:37:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-09 12:42:14 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 126 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6831 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 294 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 ci37522032 Id of event.
Event Code 37522032 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37522032, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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