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

Earthquake location 32.3408333S, -115.2356667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Friday. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:55:19 / 3:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 10:55:19 / April 29, 2016 @ 10:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.01 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -115.2356667° West, latitude 32.3408333° North, depth = 10.01 km. Event id: ci37337495. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37337495.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km WSW of Delta, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2356667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3408333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WSW 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 10:55:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-29 11:01:07 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 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09795 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 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 ci37337495 Id of event.
Event Code 37337495 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37337495, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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