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Minor earthquake, 3.56 mag has occurred near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.2046661S, -115.239502WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 18.76 km, -115.239502° West, 32.2046661° North. The temblor was reported at 15:49:15 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.76 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 23:49:15 / November 19, 2018 @ 11:49 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38138415, us1000hu7n. Unique identifier: ci38138415.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yuma, Imperial, El Centro.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 7 km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.56 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.239502° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2046661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km 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 2018-11-19 23:49:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-19 23:59:56 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 6 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 195 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2213 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci38138415 Id of event.
Event Code 38138415 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38138415,us1000hu7n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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