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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Higuera de Zaragoza in Mexico



Earthquake location 25.6642S, -110.1111WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Higuera de Zaragoza in Mexico on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -110.1111 West, latitude 25.6642 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20009wv6. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009wv6. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:25:20 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 05:25:20 / July 17, 2017 @ 5:25 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Higuera de Zaragoza (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Higuera de Zaragoza (c. 9 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 88 km WSW of Higuera de Zaragoza, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -110.1111° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 25.6642° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km WSW of Higuera de Zaragoza, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-17 05:25:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-17 08:21:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 1.975 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 136 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 us20009wv6 Id of event.
Event Code 20009wv6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009wv6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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