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



Earthquake location 31.5895004S, -115.3998337WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Event id: ci37750168. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37750168. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.3998337 West, latitude 31.5895004 North, depth = -1.22 km. The 2.86-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:58:43 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 11:58:43 / November 26, 2016 @ 11:58 am. The epicenter was at a depth of -1.22 km (-1 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Estación Coahuila, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 74 km SSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.3998337° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.5895004° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74km 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 2016-11-26 11:58:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-26 12:00:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6239 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 302 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 ci37750168 Id of event.
Event Code 37750168 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37750168, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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