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Minor earthquake, 2.81 mag was detected near Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.8728333S, -115.755WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Alberto Oviedo Mota in B.C. in MX. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.77 km (6 miles). The 2.81-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:29:53 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 09:29:53 / May 14, 2020 @ 9:29 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -115.755 West, latitude 31.8728333 North, depth = 9.77 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39199711. Id of event: ci39199711.

Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guadalupe Victoria, Delta, Benito García (El Zorrillo) (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, B.C., MX. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.755° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.8728333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km SW of Alberto Oviedo Mota, 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 2020-05-14 09:29:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-14 09:33:32 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 121 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2103 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 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 ci39199711 Id of event.
Event Code 39199711 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39199711, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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