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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag has occurred near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 32.1071667S, -115.1285WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Exact location of earthquake, -115.1285° West, 32.1071667° North, depth 17.87 km. Event id: ci37757287. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37757287. The temblor was reported at 08:31:40 / 8:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 17.87 km (11 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/17 / 2017-09-07 16:31:40 / September 7, 2017 @ 4:31 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calexico, Progreso, Somerton (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km SSE of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.1285° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.1071667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSE of Alberto Oviedo Mota, 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 2017-09-07 16:31:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-07 16:35:15 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 126 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2002 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 241 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 ci37757287 Id of event.
Event Code 37757287 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37757287, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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