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Minor earthquake, 3.19 mag strikes near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.7709999S, -115.606163WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/18 / 2018-08-09 06:30:02 / August 9, 2018 @ 6:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.85 km (5 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38241440. Id of event: ci38241440. The 3.19-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:30:02 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 8.85 km, -115.606163° West, 31.7709999° North.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delta, Guadalupe Victoria, Estación Coahuila (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 65 km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.606163° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7709999° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, 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 2018-08-09 06:30:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-09 06:32:15 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 157 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3727 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 ci38241440 Id of event.
Event Code 38241440 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38241440, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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