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Minor earthquake 3.01 mag, 6 km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX

Earthquake location 32.2076683S, -115.2275009WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. Event id: ci38820207. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38820207. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.59 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:50:20 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.2275009° West, latitude 32.2076683° North, depth = 24.59 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/19 / 2019-09-08 22:50:20 / September 8, 2019 @ 10:50 pm.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Imperial, El Centro, Holtville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km WSW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2275009° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2076683° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km WSW 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 2019-09-08 22:50:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-08 22:52:43 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 139 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1597 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 190 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 ci38820207 Id of event.
Event Code 38820207 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38820207, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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