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Minor earthquake, 3.02 mag strikes near Delta in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.3805008S, -115.2481689WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:04:48 / 1:04 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 08:04:48 / April 22, 2016 @ 8:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.95 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -115.2481689 West, latitude 32.3805008 North, depth = 6.95 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37335423. Id of event: ci37335423.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial. Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km WNW of Delta, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2481689° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3805008° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km WNW 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 2016-04-22 08:04:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-22 08:07:55 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 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 140 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06183 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 ci37335423 Id of event.
Event Code 37335423 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37335423, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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