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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake strikes near Tierra Colorada in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.0083S, -99.5303WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Tierra Colorada in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 06:13:12 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 41.01 km (25 miles). Global time of event 23/05/15 / 2015-05-23 11:13:12 / May 23, 2015 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -99.5303 West, latitude 17.0083 North, depth 41.01 km, unique identifier, us10002bth. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002bth,.

Close countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Coyuca de Benítez (c. 12 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malinaltepec, Marquelia, San Luis Acatlán.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -99.5303° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.0083° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SSE of Tierra Colorada, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-23 11:13:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-23 11:50:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 313 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 1.073 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 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 us10002bth Id of event.
Event Code 10002bth An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002bth, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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