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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag strikes near Ensenada in Mexico

Earthquake location 32.1156654S, -116.3413315WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Ensenada in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -116.3413315° West, 32.1156654° North, depth 11.85 km. Global time and date of event 08/11/17 / 2017-11-08 13:25:16 / November 8, 2017 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ci38039088. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38039088. The temblor was reported at 05:25:16 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.85 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quinta del Cedro, Tijuana, Pórticos de San Antonio (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 37 km NE of Ensenada, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.3413315° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.1156654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km NE of Ensenada, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-08 13:25:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-08 13:27:30 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 136 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3367 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 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 ci38039088 Id of event.
Event Code 38039088 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38039088, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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