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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near Paredon in Mexico



Earthquake location 16.0558S, -93.8278WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 164.98 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 12:38:37 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 18:38:37 / June 24, 2017 @ 6:38 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000966z. Unique identifier: us1000966z. Exact location of earthquake, -93.8278° West, 16.0558° North, depth 164.98 km.

Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pijijiapan, San Francisco Ixhuatan, San Pedro Buenavista (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 4 km ENE of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.8278° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.0558° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 164.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ENE of Paredon, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-24 18:38:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-22 15:35:02 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 222 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 0.682 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 2.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000966z Id of event.
Event Code 1000966z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000966z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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