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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Paredon in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.4936S, -94.4203WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:06:19 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 64.61 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -94.4203 West, latitude 15.4936 North, depth = 64.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000ai1k. Event ids that are associated: us2000ai1k. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 12:06:19 / September 8, 2017 @ 12:06 pm.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, San Mateo del Mar. Epicenter of the event was 97 km (60 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 84 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 -94.4203° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.4936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km 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 12:06:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-08 12:51:46 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 4.2 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 2.804 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us2000ai1k Id of event.
Event Code 2000ai1k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ai1k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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