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Minor earthquake: M3.68 quake has struck near Primo Tapia in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 31.9103336S, -117.2929993WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.68 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Primo Tapia in B.C. in MX. The 3.68-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:26 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.87 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37523184. Unique identifier: ci37523184. Exact location of earthquake, -117.2929993° West, 31.9103336° North, depth 3.87 km. Global time and date of event 12/02/16 / 2016-02-12 08:10:26 / February 12, 2016 @ 8:10 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Imperial Beach (c. 26 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coronado, Bonita, Villa del Campo.

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 49 km SW of Primo Tapia, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.68 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.2929993° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.9103336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km SW of Primo Tapia, 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 2016-02-12 08:10:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-12 08:12:56 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 208 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 0.5363 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 268 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37523184 Id of event.
Event Code 37523184 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37523184, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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