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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Delta in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 32.4193344S, -115.2429962WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2429962 West, latitude 32.4193344 North, depth = 9.44 km. Unique identifier: ci37636359. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37636359. The temblor was detected at 09:07:00 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 17:07:00 / April 29, 2017 @ 5:07 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.44 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Fortuna Foothills (c. 26 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calipatria, Fortuna Foothills, Brawley (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2429962° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.4193344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNW of Delta, 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 2017-04-29 17:07:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-29 17:09:12 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 188 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05244 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 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 ci37636359 Id of event.
Event Code 37636359 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37636359, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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