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Minor earthquake 2.88 mag, 12 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX



Earthquake location 32.4623333S, -115.2326667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37527224. Unique identifier: ci37527224. Exact location of earthquake, -115.2326667° West, 32.4623333° North, depth 28.14 km. Global time and date of event 22/02/16 / 2016-02-22 01:53:28 / February 22, 2016 @ 1:53 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.14 km (17 miles). The 2.88-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:53:28 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yuma, Brawley, Imperial. Epicenter of the event was 28 km (17 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2326667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.4623333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNW 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 2016-02-22 01:53:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-22 01:57:54 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 128 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 0.207 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 ci37527224 Id of event.
Event Code 37527224 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37527224, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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