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Minor earthquake: M3.11 quake has struck near Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.3298333S, -114.3395WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 115 kilometers (71 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.94 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/18 / 2018-05-18 03:36:56 / May 18, 2018 @ 3:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, -114.3395° West, 31.3298333° North, depth 5.94 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37943063. Id of event: ci37943063. The temblor was reported at 19:36:56 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Peñasco, San Felipe. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto Peñasco (c. 33 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 115 km SSE of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.3395° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.3298333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115km SSE 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 2018-05-18 03:36:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-18 16:06:42 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 149 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 2 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5263 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 195 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37943063 Id of event.
Event Code 37943063 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37943063, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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