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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Agua Prieta in Mexico



Earthquake location 31.01S, -109.2729WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Agua Prieta in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 23:47:37 / August 26, 2017 @ 11:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -109.2729 West, latitude 31.01 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 16:47:37 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ac58. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac58.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nacozari Viejo, Naco, Douglas (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Agua Prieta (c. 68 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Douglas (c. 17 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Nacozari Viejo (c. 11 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Esqueda (c. 6 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Naco (c. 5 200 pop).

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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 42 km SE of Agua Prieta, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.2729° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.01° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km SE of Agua Prieta, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-26 23:47:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-07 22:08:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 reviewed 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 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.364 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 us2000ac58 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ac58 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ac58, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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