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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 38 km WSW of El Sauzal, B.C., MX

Earthquake location 31.8225S, -117.0791667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from El Sauzal in B.C. in MX on Thursday. Global time and date of event 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 21:05:50 / July 20, 2017 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -117.0791667° West, 31.8225° North, depth 17.58 km. The temblor was reported at 13:05:50 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.58 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37708175. Id of event: ci37708175.

The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Villa del Prado 2da Sección (c. 18 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Maclovio Rojas, Tijuana, Pórticos de San Antonio.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km WSW of El Sauzal, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.0791667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.8225° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km WSW of El Sauzal, 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 2017-07-20 21:05:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-20 21:09:18 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 121 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3558 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 279 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 ci37708175 Id of event.
Event Code 37708175 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37708175, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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