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Minor earthquake, 3.03 mag was detected near Progreso in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.6689987S, -115.6468353WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Progreso in B.C. in MX. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.1 km (9 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38317384. Id of event: ci38317384. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:35:30 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -115.6468353° West, 32.6689987° North, depth 15.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/10/18 / 2018-10-08 01:35:30 / October 8, 2018 @ 1:35 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Brawley (c. 25 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hermosillo, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Guadalupe Victoria (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NNW of Progreso, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.03 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6468353° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.6689987° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NNW of Progreso, 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 2018-10-08 01:35:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-08 01:40:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 141 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 63 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09329 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 ci38317384 Id of event.
Event Code 38317384 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38317384, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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