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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Maneadero in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.7608333S, -116.2765WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/17 / 2017-02-16 23:07:08 / February 16, 2017 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -116.2765 West, latitude 31.7608333 North, depth = 10.98 km. Id of earthquake: ci37585119. Event ids that are associated: ci37585119. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.98 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:07:08 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Sauzal, Ensenada, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada. Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 28 km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.2765° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7608333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km E of Maneadero, 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 2017-02-16 23:07:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-16 23:13:32 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 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 138 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3471 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 ci37585119 Id of event.
Event Code 37585119 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37585119, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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