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Minor earthquake, 3.38 mag was detected near Maneadero in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.6131668S, -115.9865036WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.38 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 21:04:00 / January 6, 2021 @ 9:04 pm. The 3.38-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:04:00 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ci39750256. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39750256. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.78 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -115.9865036° West, latitude 31.6131668° North, depth = 8.78 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Sauzal, Ensenada, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km ESE of Maneadero, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.38 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.9865036° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.6131668° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km ESE 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 2021-01-06 21:04:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-06 21:06:15 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 176 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2807 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 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 ci39750256 Id of event.
Event Code 39750256 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39750256, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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