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Minor earthquake, 2.89 mag has occurred near Puebla in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 32.5373333S, -115.2306667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puebla in B.C. in MX on Wednesday. Unique identifier: ci39800680. Ids that are associated to the event: ci39800680. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:11 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.92 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -115.2306667° West, latitude 32.5373333° North, depth = 20.92 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 19:05:11 / February 24, 2021 @ 7:05 pm.

Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Mexicali (c. 597 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Yuma (c. 93 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from El Centro (c. 42 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Calexico (c. 38 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Calipatria, Yuma, Brawley. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 12 km ESE of Puebla, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.2306667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.5373333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ESE of Puebla, 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 2021-02-24 19:05:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-24 19:08:55 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 128 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 23 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1332 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 ci39800680 Id of event.
Event Code 39800680 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39800680, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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