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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near San Mateo del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.3285S, -94.8031WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.95 km (33 miles). Exact location, longitude -94.8031° West, latitude 15.3285° North, depth = 52.95 km. Event id: us2000ai5q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ai5q. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 16:14:30 / September 8, 2017 @ 4:14 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:14:30 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Mateo del Mar.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 98 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.8031° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.3285° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 98km SSE of San Mateo 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 16:14:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-08 17:03:48 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 354 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 3.109 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us2000ai5q Id of event.
Event Code 2000ai5q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ai5q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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