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Earthquake: M 4.7 quake strikes near Ciudad Altamirano in Mexico

Earthquake location 18.221S, -100.6828WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 09:21:31 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 62.5 km (39 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-15 03:21:31 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -100.6828 West, latitude 18.221 North, depth 62.5 km.

Close countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Tejupilco de Hidalgo (c. 25 000 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Teloloapan (c. 21 200 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Petatlán, Tejupilco de Hidalgo, Tlacotepec.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.6828° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.221° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSW of Ciudad Altamirano, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-15 03:21:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-15 03:32:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.508 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 210 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tfxj Id of event.
Event Code c000tfxj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tfxj A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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