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Minor earthquake: M2.95 quake has struck near Delta in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.4331665S, -115.1731644WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX. The temblor was picked up at 10:33:47 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39666960. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39666960. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.28 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 10:33:47 / October 18, 2020 @ 10:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.1731644 West, latitude 32.4331665 North, depth = 20.28 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna Foothills, Brawley, Yuma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days one hundred and four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NNE of Delta, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.1731644° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.4331665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNE 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 10:33:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-18 10:37:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 134 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 0.1123 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 91 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 ci39666960 Id of event.
Event Code 39666960 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39666960, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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