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Minor earthquake, 2.88 mag strikes near Maneadero in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 31.6215S, -115.8823333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX. The temblor was reported at 05:57:09 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ci37765327. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37765327. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/09/17 / 2017-09-17 13:57:09 / September 17, 2017 @ 1:57 pm. Exact location, longitude -115.8823333° West, latitude 31.6215° North, depth = 9.25 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.25 km (6 miles).

Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ensenada, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada, Benito García (El Zorrillo).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 66 km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8823333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.6215° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km E of Maneadero, 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 2017-09-17 13:57:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-19 20:34:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2443 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 ci37765327 Id of event.
Event Code 37765327 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37765327, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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