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Minor earthquake: M2.86 quake has struck near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.8356667S, -115.5346667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 17:49:39 / October 2, 2016 @ 5:49 pm. Event id: ci37708576. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37708576. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.44 km (2 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:49:39 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5346667 West, latitude 31.8356667 North, depth = 2.44 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delta, Guadalupe Victoria, Estación Coahuila (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 56 km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5346667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.8356667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km SW 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 2016-10-02 17:49:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-02 17:53:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 126 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3898 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 217 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 ci37708576 Id of event.
Event Code 37708576 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37708576, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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