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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag was detected near Puebla in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.5060005S, -115.454834WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puebla in B.C. in MX on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.44 km (13 miles). The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:10:14 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39120399. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39120399. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 20:10:14 / March 29, 2020 @ 8:10 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -115.454834 West, latitude 32.5060005 North, depth = 20.44 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Somerton, Calipatria, San Luis Río Colorado. Epicenter of the event was 14 km (8 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SW of Puebla, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.454834° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.5060005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SW of Puebla, 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 2020-03-29 20:10:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-29 20:12:24 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 128 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 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1255 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 161 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 ci39120399 Id of event.
Event Code 39120399 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39120399, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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