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Minor earthquake, 3.18 mag strikes near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.2146683S, -115.2716675WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38544608. Unique identifier: ci38544608. Exact location, longitude -115.2716675° West, latitude 32.2146683° North, depth = 12.42 km. Global time and date of event 13/04/19 / 2019-04-13 00:39:16 / April 13, 2019 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.42 km (8 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:39:16 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, El Centro, Somerton (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km W of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2716675° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2146683° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km W 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 2019-04-13 00:39:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-13 00:41:28 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 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 156 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1877 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 101 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 ci38544608 Id of event.
Event Code 38544608 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38544608, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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