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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag has occurred near El Sauzal in Mexico

Earthquake location 32.0994987S, -116.6153336WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from El Sauzal in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 22:56:54 / November 15, 2017 @ 10:56 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:56:54 / 2:56 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.47 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -116.6153336 West, latitude 32.0994987 North, depth = 11.47 km. Unique identifier: ci37812447. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37812447.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was National City, Rancho San Diego, La Presa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from National City (c. 58 600 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km NNE of El Sauzal, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.6153336° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.0994987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NNE of El Sauzal, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-15 22:56:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-15 22:59:09 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 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 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2169 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 127 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 ci37812447 Id of event.
Event Code 37812447 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37812447, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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