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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Puerto Madero in Mexico



Earthquake location 14.3199S, -93.0899WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Saturday. Unique identifier: us20009myb. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009myb. Exact location of event, longitude -93.0899 West, latitude 14.3199 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:31:38 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 19:31:38 / June 10, 2017 @ 7:31 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Madero (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 84 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.0899° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.3199° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km WSW 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 19:31:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-05 01:12:11 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 234 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 0.989 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 209 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 us20009myb Id of event.
Event Code 20009myb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009myb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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