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Minor earthquake: M3.24 quake has struck near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.1268349S, -115.2180023WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Exact location of event, longitude -115.2180023 West, latitude 32.1268349 North, depth = 23.79 km. The 3.24-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:01:21 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37447719. Event ids that are associated: ci37447719. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/16 / 2016-08-16 19:01:21 / August 16, 2016 @ 7:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.79 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Holtville, Somerton, Calexico (min 5000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.24 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2180023° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.1268349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, 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 2016-08-16 19:01:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-16 19:03:59 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 162 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 0.2129 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 251 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 ci37447719 Id of event.
Event Code 37447719 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37447719, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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