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Minor earthquake, 2.98 mag was detected near Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.0796661S, -115.0299988WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 16:56:40 / 4:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.71 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ci38341295. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38341295. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 00:56:40 / May 2, 2019 @ 12:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 18.71 km, -115.0299988° West, 32.0796661° North.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Somerton (c. 14 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Progreso, Mexicali, Somerton.

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 seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 13 km SSW of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.0299988° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.0796661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSW of Estacion Coahuila, 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 2019-05-02 00:56:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-02 00:58:57 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 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.226 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 250 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 ci38341295 Id of event.
Event Code 38341295 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38341295, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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