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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 77 km SW of Paredon, Mexico

Earthquake location 15.5343S, -94.3782WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 23:24:40 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 50.47 km, -94.3782° West, 15.5343° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.47 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:24:40 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000ahvs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ahvs.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Mateo del Mar, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Santo Domingo Zanatepec (c. 7 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km SW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.3782° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.5343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 77km SW of Paredon, 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 05:24:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-08 05:54:09 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 416 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 2.78 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us2000ahvs Id of event.
Event Code 2000ahvs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ahvs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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