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Minor earthquake 2.87 mag, 15 km WNW of El Sauzal, B.C., MX

Earthquake location 31.9515S, -116.8261667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from El Sauzal in B.C. in MX on Friday. The temblor was reported at 19:07:54 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39485111. Id of event: ci39485111. The epicenter was at a depth of 9.96 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 19:07:54 / December 4, 2020 @ 7:07 pm. Exact location of event, depth 9.96 km, -116.8261667° West, 31.9515° North.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Imperial Beach, Tecate, Lomas de Santa Anita (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (39 miles) from Tijuana (c. 1 376 500 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Rosarito (c. 66 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tecate (c. 58 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Pórticos de San Antonio (c. 34 200 pop).

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -116.8261667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.9515° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km WNW 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 2020-12-04 19:07:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-04 19:11:37 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 127 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1608 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 220 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 ci39485111 Id of event.
Event Code 39485111 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39485111, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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