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Minor earthquake, 3.15 mag strikes near Maneadero in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.9043331S, -115.8468323WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.37 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/18 / 2018-08-08 03:40:32 / August 8, 2018 @ 3:40 am. Event id: ci38240800. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38240800. Exact location of event, depth 6.37 km, -115.8468323° West, 31.9043331° North. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:40:32 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Sauzal, Progreso, Delta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 71 km ENE of Maneadero, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8468323° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.9043331° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km ENE of Maneadero, 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 2018-08-08 03:40:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-08 03:42:47 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 153 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.132 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 ci38240800 Id of event.
Event Code 38240800 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38240800, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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