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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 53 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico



Earthquake location 15.7367S, -94.8737WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 18:24:15 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000ai8l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ai8l. Exact location of event, depth 35.17 km, -94.8737° West, 15.7367° North. The temblor was picked up at 12:24:15 / 12:24 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.17 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Jerónimo Ixtepec (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.8737° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7367° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53km 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 18:24:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-08 18:50:31 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 385 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 3.276 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us2000ai8l Id of event.
Event Code 2000ai8l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ai8l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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