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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.6386S, -94.4954WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 67 kilometers (42 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Friday. The temblor was detected at 15:57:08 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.4954 West, latitude 15.6386 North, depth = 60.89 km. Event id: us2000aie8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aie8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.89 km (38 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 21:57:08 / September 8, 2017 @ 9:57 pm.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Unión Hidalgo, Salina Cruz, Santo Domingo Zanatepec. Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 67 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.4954° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6386° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km 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 21:57:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-08 22:27:05 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 340 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 2.357 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 186 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 us2000aie8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000aie8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aie8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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