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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.7571659S, -115.6383362WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 9.97 km, -115.6383362° West, 31.7571659° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/18 / 2018-08-10 02:56:09 / August 10, 2018 @ 2:56 am. Event id: ci38241952. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38241952. The temblor was detected at 18:56:09 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.97 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Delta, Guadalupe Victoria, Estación Coahuila (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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. 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: 68 km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6383362° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7571659° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km 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 2018-08-10 02:56:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-10 03:07:23 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 148 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3611 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 ci38241952 Id of event.
Event Code 38241952 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38241952, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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