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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Camalu in Mexico

Earthquake location 31.2002S, -116.4618WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Camalu in Mexico. Unique identifier: us70003iqi. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38352575, us70003iqi. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.87 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.87 km, -116.4618° West, 31.2002° North. The temblor was reported at 22:14:46 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 09/05/19 / 2019-05-09 06:14:46 / May 9, 2019 @ 6:14 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Quintín, El Sauzal, Ensenada.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km NW of Camalu, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.4618° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.2002° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km NW of Camalu, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-09 06:14:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-09 06:45:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 reviewed 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 224 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.61 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 213 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003iqi Id of event.
Event Code 70003iqi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38352575,us70003iqi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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