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Minor earthquake, 2.81 mag was detected near Maneadero in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.4911667S, -115.7121667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 85 km ESE of Maneadero, B.C., MX (53 miles). Event id: ci39347855. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39347855. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 16:38:01 / August 17, 2020 @ 4:38 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:38:01 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -115.7121667° West, 31.4911667° North, depth 8.38 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.38 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 85 km ESE of Maneadero, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7121667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.4911667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85km ESE of Maneadero, 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 2020-08-17 16:38:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-17 16:51:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 reviewed 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 122 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5501 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 256 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 ci39347855 Id of event.
Event Code 39347855 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39347855, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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