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Moderate earthquake, 5.09 mag has occurred near Maneadero in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.751833S, -115.7606659WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.09 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX on Monday. Id of earthquake: ci39347695. Event ids that are associated: ci39347695. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.7606659 West, latitude 31.751833 North, depth = -0.63 km. Global time and date of event 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 15:31:45 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:31:45 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.63 km (-0 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Puebla (c. 8 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calexico, Camalú, Mexicali (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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: 76 km E of Maneadero, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.09 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.7606659° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.751833° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.63 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 15:31:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-17 15:39:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 27 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.42 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 410 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2983 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 254 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 ci39347695 Id of event.
Event Code 39347695 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39347695, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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