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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 43 km S of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX

Earthquake location 31.8096667S, -115.0715WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in B.C. in MX on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 13:41:42 / May 22, 2020 @ 1:41 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:41:42 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -115.0715° West, 31.8096667° North, depth 1.03 km. Event id: ci39211527. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39211527. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.03 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Río Colorado, Delta, Guadalupe Victoria (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 43 km S of Estacion Coahuila, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.0715° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.8096667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km S of Estacion Coahuila, 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 2020-05-22 13:41:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-22 13:45:36 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 121 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 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4918 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 306 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 ci39211527 Id of event.
Event Code 39211527 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39211527, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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