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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico



Earthquake location 14.3842S, -93.1163WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 07:59:32 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -93.1163° West, 14.3842° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aa6g. Id of event: us2000aa6g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 13:59:32 / August 21, 2017 @ 1:59 pm.

The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vida Mejor I, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 83 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.1163° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.3842° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83km 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 2017-08-21 13:59:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-21 14:20:21 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 385 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 1.384 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us2000aa6g Id of event.
Event Code 2000aa6g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aa6g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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