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Light earthquake, 4.82 mag was detected near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.2028351S, -115.2083359WA light earthquake magnitude 4.82 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. A tsunami warning has been issued near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.82-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:18:42 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.14 km (20 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2083359 West, latitude 32.2028351 North, depth = 32.14 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 20:18:42 / November 19, 2018 @ 8:18 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38138175, at00pigj35, us1000hu2n. Unique identifier: ci38138175.

The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fortuna Foothills (c. 26 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brawley, Fortuna Foothills, Yuma (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 5 km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.82 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2083359° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2028351° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 32.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km 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 2018-11-19 20:18:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-19 20:49:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 295 The total number of felt reports
CDI 6.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.67 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 automatic 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 546 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.231 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 ci38138175 Id of event.
Event Code 38138175 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38138175,at00pigj35,us1000hu2n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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