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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.3629S, -98.0862WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.41 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20002x33. Ids that are associated to the event: us20002x33. The temblor was detected at 04:37:34 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/07/15 / 2015-07-13 09:37:34 / July 13, 2015 @ 9:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0862 West, latitude 16.3629 North, depth = 48.41 km.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copala, Santa Catarina Juquila, San Luis Acatlán (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 4 km (3 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0862° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.3629° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-13 09:37:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-13 09:58:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 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 1.278 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 180 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 us20002x33 Id of event.
Event Code 20002x33 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002x33, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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