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Minor earthquake, 3.24 mag strikes near Progreso in B.C. in MX



Earthquake location 32.6209984S, -115.7454987WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.24 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Progreso in B.C. in MX. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37907887. Id of event: ci37907887. The temblor was reported at 16:23:15 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 00:23:15 / April 5, 2018 @ 12:23 am. Exact location of earthquake, -115.7454987° West, 32.6209984° North, depth 10.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hermosillo, Tecolots, Guadalupe Victoria. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km WNW of Progreso, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.24 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7454987° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.6209984° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km WNW of Progreso, 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 2018-04-05 00:23:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-05 00:26:21 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 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 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 73 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03253 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 109 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 ci37907887 Id of event.
Event Code 37907887 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37907887, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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