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Earthquake: M 4.8 quake strikes near San Juan Cacahuatepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.6248S, -98.2072WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) was reported Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Juan Cacahuatepec in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 00:55:09 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 39.24 km (24 miles). Global time of event 05/04/15 / 2015-04-05 06:55:09 / April 5, 2015 @ 6:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -98.2072 West, latitude 16.6248 North, depth 39.24 km, unique identifier, us10001u2u.

Close countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Grande, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.2072° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.6248° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of San Juan Cacahuatepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-04-05 06:55:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-04-05 07:30:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 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 355 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 0.993 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us10001u2u Id of event.
Event Code 10001u2u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10001u2u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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