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Minor earthquake 3.34 mag, 6 km NW of Delta, B.C., MX

Earthquake location 32.3945007S, -115.2429962WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 19:04:16 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -115.2429962° West, latitude 32.3945007° North, depth = 6.83 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.83 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 19:04:16 / October 18, 2020 @ 7:04 pm. Unique identifier: ci39667304. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39667304.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Yuma, Imperial (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NW of Delta, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.34 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2429962° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3945007° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NW of Delta, 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 2020-10-18 19:04:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-18 19:06:49 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 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 172 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 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05807 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 116 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 ci39667304 Id of event.
Event Code 39667304 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39667304, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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