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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag strikes near Delta in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.4078333S, -115.2256667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 12:36:51 / July 2, 2017 @ 12:36 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.64 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:36:51 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37923536. Event ids that are associated: ci37923536. Exact location of event, depth 6.64 km, -115.2256667° West, 32.4078333° North.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 7 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2256667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.4078333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km 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 2017-07-02 12:36:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-02 12:40:31 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 128 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0681 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 ci37923536 Id of event.
Event Code 37923536 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37923536, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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