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Light earthquake, 4.41 mag strikes near Delta in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.4230003S, -115.237999WA light earthquake magnitude 4.41 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci37373442, at00pfsp1m. Id of event: ci37373442. Exact location, longitude -115.237999° West, latitude 32.4230003° North, depth = 11.66 km. The temblor was reported at 18:17:48 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.66 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/09/18 / 2018-09-29 02:17:48 / September 29, 2018 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Delta in B.C. in MX (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calipatria, Fortuna Foothills, Brawley. Event epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Fortuna Foothills (c. 26 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.41 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.237999° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.4230003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNW 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 2018-09-29 02:17:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-29 02:29:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 18 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 306 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,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05677 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 74 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37373442 Id of event.
Event Code 37373442 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37373442,at00pfsp1m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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