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Minor earthquake: M3.14 quake has struck near Ensenada in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.9361668S, -116.2963333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Ensenada in B.C. in MX. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.11 km (11 miles). Event id: ci38230168. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci38230168. Exact location of event, longitude -116.2963333 West, latitude 31.9361668 North, depth = 17.11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/18 / 2018-07-25 20:45:22 / July 25, 2018 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:45:22 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (18 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Terrazas del Valle (c. 20 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Las Delicias (c. 15 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Delicias, Terrazas del Valle, El Niño.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 31 km ENE of Ensenada, B.C., MX.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.2963333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.9361668° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km ENE of Ensenada, 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 2018-07-25 20:45:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-25 20:47:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 152 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 31 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3039 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 180 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 ci38230168 Id of event.
Event Code 38230168 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38230168, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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