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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Puerto Madero in Mexico



Earthquake location 14.2516S, -93.0513WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mbr. Id of event: us20009mbr. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:23:55 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 07:23:55 / June 14, 2017 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -93.0513° West, latitude 14.2516° North, depth = 44.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.24 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 105 km (66 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vida Mejor I, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 85 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.0513° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.2516° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85km 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 2017-06-14 07:23:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-14 07:34:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 401 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 1.342 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 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 us20009mbr Id of event.
Event Code 20009mbr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009mbr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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