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Minor earthquake: M3.02 quake has struck near Delta in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 32.3876667S, -115.2651667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.95 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 4.95 km, -115.2651667° West, 32.3876667° North. Id of earthquake: ci37139548. Event ids that are associated: ci37139548. Global time and date of event 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 10:55:25 / April 29, 2016 @ 10:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:55:25 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby 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 earthquake was 32 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 8 km WNW of Delta, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2651667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3876667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km 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 2016-04-29 10:55:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-29 13:31:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 141 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04629 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 168 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 ci37139548 Id of event.
Event Code 37139548 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37139548, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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