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Light earthquake 4.7 mag, 22 km NW of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico



Earthquake location 16.0988S, -96.1844WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 75.85 km, -96.1844° West, 16.0988° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005gxd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gxd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 09:51:24 / April 11, 2016 @ 9:51 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:51:24 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.85 km (47 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Escondido, Brisas de Zicatela, Ayoquezco de Aldama (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NW of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.1844° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.0988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NW of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-11 09:51:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-11 10:59:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 341 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 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 us20005gxd Id of event.
Event Code 20005gxd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005gxd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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