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Minor earthquake, 2.98 mag was detected near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.9038334S, -115.829834WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.81 km (2 miles). Id of earthquake: ci37401954. Event ids that are associated: ci37401954. The temblor was picked up at 16:54:07 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 16:54:07 / October 23, 2018 @ 4:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.829834 West, latitude 31.9038334 North, depth = 2.81 km.

Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Delta, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 72 km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.829834° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.9038334° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km WSW 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 2018-10-23 16:54:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-23 17:04:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 137 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 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1422 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 ci37401954 Id of event.
Event Code 37401954 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37401954, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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