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Minor earthquake, 2.97 mag has occurred near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.815834S, -115.5178299WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.5178299 West, latitude 31.815834 North, depth = 17.16 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 21:14:29 / August 16, 2019 @ 9:14 pm. Event id: ci38976664. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38976664. The temblor was reported at 13:14:29 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.16 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delta, Guadalupe Victoria, Estación Coahuila (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5178299° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.815834° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km SW 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 2019-08-16 21:14:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-16 21:17:01 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 136 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4115 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 ci38976664 Id of event.
Event Code 38976664 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38976664, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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