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Minor earthquake 3.31 mag, 6 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX

Earthquake location 32.4104996S, -115.2156677WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.31 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Monday. The 3.31-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:15:39 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 07:15:39 / May 19, 2020 @ 7:15 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.2156677 West, latitude 32.4104996 North, depth = 10.98 km. Id of earthquake: ci39206855. Event ids that are associated: ci39206855. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.98 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna Foothills, Brawley, Yuma. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop).

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NNW of Delta, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.31 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2156677° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.4104996° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNW of Delta, 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 2020-05-19 07:15:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-19 07:18:06 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 169 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07609 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 ci39206855 Id of event.
Event Code 39206855 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39206855, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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