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Minor earthquake 2.98 mag, 40 km W of El Sauzal, B.C., MX

Earthquake location 31.8315S, -117.0973333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from El Sauzal in B.C. in MX. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.96 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 19.96 km, -117.0973333° West, 31.8315° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 10:50:12 / September 15, 2020 @ 10:50 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ci38689570. Unique identifier: ci38689570. The temblor was detected at 10:50:12 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Terrazas del Valle (c. 20 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Terrazas del Valle, Maclovio Rojas, Tijuana.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km W of El Sauzal, B.C., MX. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.98 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -117.0973333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.8315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km W of El Sauzal, 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 2020-09-15 10:50:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-16 18:44:55 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 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 137 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 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3702 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 242 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 ci38689570 Id of event.
Event Code 38689570 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38689570, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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