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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near offshore Chiapas, Mexico



Earthquake location 14.358S, -92.9842WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported offshore Chiapas, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Chiapas, Mexico on Saturday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:47:35 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009lsg. Event ids that are associated: us20009lsg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 18:47:35 / June 10, 2017 @ 6:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.9842 West, latitude 14.358 North, depth = 47.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.98 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Comaltitlán, Huixtla, Tapachula (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: offshore Chiapas, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.9842° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.358° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place offshore Chiapas, 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 18:47:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-10 19:01:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 400 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 1.26 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 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 us20009lsg Id of event.
Event Code 20009lsg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lsg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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