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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico



Earthquake location 13.9537S, -93.7563WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 167 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico (104 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 13:26:58 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 34.81 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -93.7563 West, latitude 13.9537 North, depth = 34.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us100075e5. Ids that are associated to the event: us100075e5. Global time and date of event 21/10/16 / 2016-10-21 19:26:58 / October 21, 2016 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 167 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.7563° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9537° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 167km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-21 19:26:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-18 17:56:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 312 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 1.728 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 186 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 us100075e5 Id of event.
Event Code 100075e5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100075e5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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