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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near San Dionisio Ocotepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.7907S, -96.3311WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Dionisio Ocotepec in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 66.25 km, -96.3311° West, 16.7907° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 16:03:36 / September 2, 2016 @ 4:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:03:36 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.25 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jp7. Id of event: us10006jp7.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, Santa María Xadani, San Francisco Telixtlahuaca (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Trinidad Zaachila (c. 12 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km E of San Dionisio Ocotepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.3311° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.7907° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km E of San Dionisio Ocotepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-02 16:03:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-02 16:53:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 342 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 2.27 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us10006jp7 Id of event.
Event Code 10006jp7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006jp7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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