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Minor earthquake, 3.17 mag has occurred near El Sauzal in Mexico



Earthquake location 31.8376675S, -117.0838318WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from El Sauzal in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 14:30:13 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -117.0838318 West, latitude 31.8376675 North, depth = 14.79 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.79 km (9 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 22:30:13 / July 20, 2017 @ 10:30 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci37708207. Unique identifier: ci37708207.

Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Terrazas del Valle (c. 20 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Niño, Terrazas del Valle, Maclovio Rojas (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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 W of El Sauzal, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.17 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.0838318° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.8376675° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km W of El Sauzal, Mexico 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 22:30:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-20 22:32:24 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 155 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3582 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 247 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 ci37708207 Id of event.
Event Code 37708207 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37708207, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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