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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag strikes near Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.7556667S, -114.9881667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.36 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ci37821151. Ids that are associated to the event: ci37821151. Global time and date of event 01/12/17 / 2017-12-01 00:49:46 / December 1, 2017 @ 12:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.9881667 West, latitude 31.7556667 North, depth = 5.36 km. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:49:46 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delta, Guadalupe Victoria, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

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

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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. 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: 49 km S of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.9881667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7556667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km S of Estacion Coahuila, 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 2017-12-01 00:49:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-01 01:26:40 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 2.7 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 124 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5507 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 235 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 ci37821151 Id of event.
Event Code 37821151 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37821151, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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