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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.6687S, -94.752WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 12:03:30 / September 8, 2017 @ 12:03 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000ai1f. Event ids that are associated: us2000ai1f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.752 West, latitude 15.6687 North, depth = 34.52 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:03:30 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.52 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 75 km (46 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Chahuite, Juchitán de Zaragoza (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 63 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.752° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6687° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-08 12:03:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-08 12:49:33 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 312 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 3.152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 175 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 us2000ai1f Id of event.
Event Code 2000ai1f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ai1f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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