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Light earthquake: M4.03 quake has struck near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 32.2188339S, -115.2271652WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.63 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2271652 West, latitude 32.2188339 North, depth = 19.63 km. Unique identifier: ci37610567. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37610567. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 18:57:32 / March 22, 2017 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.03-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:57:32 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial. The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. 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: 6 km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.03 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2271652° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2188339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W 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 2017-03-22 18:57:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-22 19:12:23 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 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.17 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 250 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1531 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 ci37610567 Id of event.
Event Code 37610567 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37610567, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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