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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 17 km W of Delta, B.C., MX



Earthquake location 32.3603325S, -115.3733368WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 08:09:01 / February 5, 2017 @ 8:09 am. The temblor was picked up at 00:09:01 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.66 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.3733368 West, latitude 32.3603325 North, depth = 15.66 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37578223. Unique identifier: ci37578223.

The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, Brawley, Somerton (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km W of Delta, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.3733368° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3603325° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km W 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 2017-02-05 08:09:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-05 08:17:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 reviewed 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 189 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0826 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37578223 Id of event.
Event Code 37578223 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37578223, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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