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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Salina Cruz in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.669S, -95.0395WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/15 / 2015-11-06 19:54:50 / November 6, 2015 @ 7:54 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:54:50 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003vc8. Event ids that are associated: us10003vc8. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.08 km (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -95.0395 West, latitude 15.669 North, depth = 41.08 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Asunción Ixtaltepec (min 5000 pop).

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

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 57 km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.0395° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.669° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-06 19:54:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-06 20:29:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 3.427 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 137 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 us10003vc8 Id of event.
Event Code 10003vc8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003vc8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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