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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Progreso in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 32.5256653S, -115.6466675WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Progreso in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:01:44 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 22:01:44 / December 21, 2016 @ 10:01 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.72 km (2 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.6466675 West, latitude 32.5256653 North, depth = 2.72 km. Unique identifier: ci37768816. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37768816.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Estación Coahuila, Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete), Hermosillo. Event epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km SW of Progreso, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6466675° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.5256653° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SW of Progreso, 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 2016-12-21 22:01:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-21 22:10:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 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 158 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1405 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 ci37768816 Id of event.
Event Code 37768816 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37768816, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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