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Minor earthquake, 3.09 mag has occurred near Puebla in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 32.3913345S, -115.4483337WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.09 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Puebla in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 04:14:26 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ci37855456. Unique identifier: ci37855456. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.52 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/17 / 2017-04-12 12:14:26 / April 12, 2017 @ 12:14 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11.52 km, -115.4483337° West, 32.3913345° North.

Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Somerton, Brawley, San Luis Río Colorado (min 5000 pop).

Every 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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

Questions or comments?

How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 21 km SSW of Puebla, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.4483337° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3913345° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSW of Puebla, 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 2017-04-12 12:14:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-12 12:16:50 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 147 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 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1245 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 92 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 ci37855456 Id of event.
Event Code 37855456 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37855456, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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