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Minor earthquake 2.97 mag, 6 km SE of Tijuana, B.C., MX

Earthquake location 32.5009995S, -116.9690018WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tijuana in B.C. in MX on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ci37851960. Event ids that are associated: ci37851960. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/17 / 2017-04-08 10:21:05 / April 8, 2017 @ 10:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:21:05 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -116.9690018° West, latitude 32.5009995° North, depth = 10.16 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.16 km (6 miles).

The epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ensenada, San Marcos, El Sauzal.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km SE of Tijuana, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.9690018° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.5009995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SE of Tijuana, 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 2017-04-08 10:21:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-08 10:23:12 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 136 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 66 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07265 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 121 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 ci37851960 Id of event.
Event Code 37851960 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37851960, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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