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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico



Earthquake location 14.2662S, -93.0338WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 15:23:05 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 21:23:05 / June 10, 2017 @ 9:23 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -93.0338 West, latitude 14.2662 North, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us20009lt2. Event ids that are associated: us20009lt2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vida Mejor I, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 82 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.0338° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.2662° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km 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 2017-06-10 21:23:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-10 22:06:18 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 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 1.322 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us20009lt2 Id of event.
Event Code 20009lt2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lt2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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