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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near San Pedro Buenavista in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.9157S, -93.1751WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Pedro Buenavista in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 122.14 km (76 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006fr8. Event ids that are associated: us10006fr8. The temblor was reported at 06:42:33 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/16 / 2016-08-22 11:42:33 / August 22, 2016 @ 11:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.1751 West, latitude 15.9157 North, depth = 122.14 km.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Teopisca, Villa Comaltitlán, Berriozábal (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Berriozábal (c. 21 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop).

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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km SSW of San Pedro Buenavista, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.1751° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.9157° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 122.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SSW of San Pedro Buenavista, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-22 11:42:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-22 12:03:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 369 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 1.717 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us10006fr8 Id of event.
Event Code 10006fr8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006fr8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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