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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near San Pedro Mixtepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.1182S, -96.1707WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Pedro Mixtepec in Mexico. Event id: us20005gs0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gs0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 07:11:23 / April 10, 2016 @ 7:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.3 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -96.1707° West, 16.1182° North, depth 35.3 km. The temblor was detected at 02:11:23 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 104 km (64 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trinidad Zaachila, Vicente Guerrero, Zimatlán de Álvarez.

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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km SSE of San Pedro Mixtepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.1707° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.1182° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSE of San Pedro Mixtepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-10 07:11:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-10 07:51:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 25 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.4 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 462 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 2.706 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us20005gs0 Id of event.
Event Code 20005gs0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005gs0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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