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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.5179S, -94.444WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 06:08:49 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.95 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000ahwt. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahwt. Exact location of earthquake, -94.444° West, 15.5179° North, depth 56.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:08:49 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Francisco Ixhuatan (c. 5 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Las Amilpas, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 82 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.444° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.5179° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km SSE 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 06:08:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-08 06:38:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 326 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 2.833 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us2000ahwt Id of event.
Event Code 2000ahwt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ahwt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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