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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near San Vicente in Mexico

Earthquake location 31.4341S, -115.5868WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Vicente in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -115.5868 West, latitude 31.4341 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 17:31:00 / September 20, 2020 @ 5:31 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000bqiw. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38696834, us7000bqiw. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:31:00 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Camalú (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 63 km E of San Vicente, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.5868° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.4341° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63 km E of San Vicente, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-20 17:31:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-20 19:06:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 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 199 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.173 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us7000bqiw Id of event.
Event Code 7000bqiw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38696834,us7000bqiw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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