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Minor earthquake, 2.99 mag strikes near Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 31.5976667S, -114.4143333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37528280. Id of event: ci37528280. Exact location of earthquake, -114.4143333° West, 31.5976667° North, depth 5.96 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:02:13 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 15:02:13 / February 24, 2016 @ 3:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.96 km (4 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km SE of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.4143333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.5976667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 86km SE of Estacion Coahuila, 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 2016-02-24 15:02:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-24 19:52:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 reviewed 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 138 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6719 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 ci37528280 Id of event.
Event Code 37528280 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37528280, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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