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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag has occurred near Tijuana in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 32.4761667S, -116.9593333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tijuana in B.C. in MX on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 06:20:17 / November 10, 2017 @ 6:20 am UTC/GMT. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:20:17 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ci37808943. Event ids that are associated: ci37808943. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.91 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.91 km, -116.9593333° West, 32.4761667° North.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 5 km (3 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Diego (c. 1 307 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Escondido (c. 143 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Marcos, Ensenada, Escondido (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 8 km SE of Tijuana, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.9593333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.4761667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SE of Tijuana, 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 2017-11-10 06:20:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-10 06:34:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 28 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 134 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08712 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 ci37808943 Id of event.
Event Code 37808943 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37808943, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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