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Minor earthquake: M3.32 quake has struck near Primo Tapia in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 32.0296669S, -116.9133301WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Primo Tapia in B.C. in MX. Exact location of event, depth 9.72 km, -116.9133301° West, 32.0296669° North. Unique identifier: ci37843824. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37843824. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 16:34:23 / March 29, 2017 @ 4:34 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.72 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 08:34:23 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, Lemon Grove, Spring Valley (min 5000 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 21 km S of Primo Tapia, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.9133301° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.0296669° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km S of Primo Tapia, 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 2017-03-29 16:34:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-29 16:36:37 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 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 170 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 0.266 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 214 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 ci37843824 Id of event.
Event Code 37843824 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37843824, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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