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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.1671677S, -115.1443329WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.5 km (15 miles). Event id: ci38444111. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38444111. The temblor was reported at 11:56:08 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 19:56:08 / July 4, 2019 @ 7:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -115.1443329 West, latitude 32.1671677 North, depth = 24.5 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 59 km (37 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). 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 El Centro, Yuma, Holtville (min 5000 pop).

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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 7 km SSE of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.1443329° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.1671677° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSE 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 2019-07-04 19:56:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-04 19:58:36 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 188 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4717 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 241 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 ci38444111 Id of event.
Event Code 38444111 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38444111, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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