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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 16 km WNW of Pijijiapan, Mexico

Earthquake location 15.7302S, -93.3775WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico on Friday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:11:29 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 00:11:29 / July 1, 2017 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.65 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100097ti. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097ti. Exact location of event, longitude -93.3775 West, latitude 15.7302 North, depth = 89.65 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Escuintla, Acapeteahua, Acacoyahua (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km WNW of Pijijiapan, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.3775° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7302° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km WNW of Pijijiapan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-01 00:11:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-08 05:29:25 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 259 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 1.313 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 us100097ti Id of event.
Event Code 100097ti An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100097ti, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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