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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near El Ocotito in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.3413S, -99.5929WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from El Ocotito in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 56.66 km (35 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 07:29:34 / February 13, 2017 @ 7:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:29:34 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20008jh0. Event ids that are associated: us20008jh0. Exact location of event, depth 56.66 km, -99.5929° West, 17.3413° North.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Malinaltepec, Copalillo, San Jerónimo de Juárez (min 5000 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km NNW of El Ocotito, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -99.5929° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.3413° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW of El Ocotito, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-13 07:29:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-13 08:10:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.4 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 357 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 1.004 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 179 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 us20008jh0 Id of event.
Event Code 20008jh0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008jh0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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