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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Angel Albino Corzo in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.023S, -92.8297WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Angel Albino Corzo in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 07:39:37 / 7:39 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100095ve. Ids that are associated to the event: us100095ve. The epicenter was at a depth of 171.77 km (107 miles). Exact location of event, depth 171.77 km, -92.8297° West, 16.023° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 13:39:37 / July 2, 2017 @ 1:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Margaritas, Motozintla de Mendoza, Villa Comaltitlán (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Las Margaritas (c. 103 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 16 km NW of Angel Albino Corzo, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.8297° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.023° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 171.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NW of Angel Albino Corzo, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-02 13:39:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-02 14:13:54 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 312 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 0.713 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us100095ve Id of event.
Event Code 100095ve An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100095ve, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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