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Moderate earthquake: M5.3 quake has struck near Puerto Madero in Mexico



Earthquake location 14.1217S, -93.0027WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 15:53:19 / 3:53 pm (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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wq0. Unique identifier: us10008wq0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.0027 West, latitude 14.1217 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 21:53:19 / May 30, 2017 @ 9:53 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mazatán, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 91 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.0027° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.1217° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91km SW 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 2017-05-30 21:53:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-30 22:09:28 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 432 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 1.329 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us10008wq0 Id of event.
Event Code 10008wq0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008wq0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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