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Minor earthquake, 3.32 mag has occurred near Delta in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.3310013S, -115.3830032WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Delta in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -115.3830032 West, latitude 32.3310013 North, depth = 10.18 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.18 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39502175. Id of event: ci39502175. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 22:22:19 / December 23, 2020 @ 10:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:22:19 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brawley, Somerton, Imperial (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 34 km (21 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 18 km W of Delta, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.3830032° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3310013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km W 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 2020-12-23 22:22:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-23 22:24:33 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 170 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 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1102 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 ci39502175 Id of event.
Event Code 39502175 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39502175, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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