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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.1599S, -92.9081WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.9081 West, latitude 14.1599 North, depth = 44.05 km. The temblor was detected at 11:47:36 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.05 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/15 / 2015-09-15 17:47:36 / September 15, 2015 @ 5:47 pm. Event id: us20003jqe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003jqe.

Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mazatán, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 81 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.9081° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.1599° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-15 17:47:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-16 14:33:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 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 312 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 2.237 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 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 us20003jqe Id of event.
Event Code 20003jqe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003jqe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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