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Minor earthquake 3.72 mag, 76 km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX

Earthquake location 31.7156658S, -115.7668304WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.72 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX. Exact location of event, depth -0.49 km, -115.7668304° West, 31.7156658° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.49 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ci39347839. Unique identifier: ci39347839. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 16:29:57 / August 17, 2020 @ 4:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:29:57 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ensenada, Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada.

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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 76 km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.72 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7668304° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7156658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km E 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 16:29:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-17 16:36:41 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 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.5 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 214 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 27 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.829 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 263 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39347839 Id of event.
Event Code 39347839 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39347839, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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