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Minor earthquake, 3.15 mag strikes near Maneadero in Mexico

Earthquake location 31.6168327S, -115.9803314WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Maneadero in Mexico on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.91 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 17:48:41 / October 10, 2017 @ 5:48 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:48:41 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -115.9803314 West, latitude 31.6168327 North, depth = 8.91 km. Id of earthquake: ci38022656. Event ids that are associated: ci38022656.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Sauzal, Ensenada, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km E of Maneadero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.9803314° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.6168327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km E of Maneadero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-10 17:48:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-10 17:50:55 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 153 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2804 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 ci38022656 Id of event.
Event Code 38022656 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38022656, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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