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Minor earthquake, 3.45 mag strikes near Primo Tapia in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.9348335S, -117.32267WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.45 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Primo Tapia in B.C. in MX. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 21:42:43 / April 27, 2020 @ 9:42 pm. Id of earthquake: ci39407880. Event ids that are associated: ci39407880. The 3.45-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:42:43 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.05 km (12 miles). Exact location, longitude -117.32267° West, latitude 31.9348335° North, depth = 19.05 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Benito García (El Zorrillo), Chula Vista, El Niño. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chula Vista (c. 243 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km SW of Primo Tapia, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.45 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.32267° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.9348335° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km SW of Primo Tapia, 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 2020-04-27 21:42:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-27 21:46:08 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 reviewed 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 183 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 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5638 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 267 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39407880 Id of event.
Event Code 39407880 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39407880, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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