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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 135 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico



Earthquake location 14.6784S, -93.9307WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 135 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico (84 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 11:55:32 / September 9, 2015 @ 11:55 am. Exact location, longitude -93.9307° West, latitude 14.6784° North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20003hin. Event ids that are associated: us20003hin. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:55:32 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 135 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.9307° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.6784° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 135km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-09 11:55:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-04 09:39:29 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 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 271 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 2.352 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 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 us20003hin Id of event.
Event Code 20003hin An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20003hin, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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