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Minor earthquake: M3.24 quake has struck near Alberto Oviedo Mota in Mexico

Earthquake location 32.2111664S, -115.3273315WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in Mexico on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ci37891767. Event ids that are associated: ci37891767. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.87 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 22:20:39 / March 10, 2018 @ 10:20 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:20:39 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.3273315 West, latitude 32.2111664 North, depth = 10.87 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, Somerton, El Centro (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 14 km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.24 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.3273315° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2111664° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-10 22:20:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-10 22:22:53 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 162 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2086 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 258 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 ci37891767 Id of event.
Event Code 37891767 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37891767, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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