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Minor earthquake 3.81 mag, 5 km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX



Earthquake location 32.224S, -115.2238333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Unique identifier: ci37391405. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37391405. Exact location of event, depth 15.21 km, -115.2238333° West, 32.224° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.21 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.81-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:59:06 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 18:59:06 / March 22, 2017 @ 6:59 pm UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event 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), 79 km (49 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, Imperial, El Centro (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2238333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.224° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km 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 18:59:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-22 19:29:41 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 4.73 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 223 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1479 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37391405 Id of event.
Event Code 37391405 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37391405, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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