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Minor earthquake, 3.02 mag has occurred near Delta in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.3936653S, -115.2573318WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. Global time and date of event 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 01:07:04 / September 18, 2018 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2573318 West, latitude 32.3936653 North, depth = 2.9 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38064031. Id of event: ci38064031. The temblor was reported at 17:07:04 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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.

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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: 7 km NW of Delta, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2573318° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3936653° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NW of Delta, 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 2018-09-18 01:07:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-18 01:09:33 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 140 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04785 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 ci38064031 Id of event.
Event Code 38064031 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38064031, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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