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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Paredon in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.3883S, -94.006WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.006 West, latitude 15.3883 North, depth = 45.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 45.61 km (28 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000aiic. Event ids that are associated: us2000aiic. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 01:14:06 / September 9, 2017 @ 1:14 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:14:06 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pijijiapan, Tonalá, Paredón. Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).

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

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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. 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: 72 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.006° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.3883° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km SSW 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 2017-09-09 01:14:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-09 01:28:14 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 259 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 2.393 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 211 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 us2000aiic Id of event.
Event Code 2000aiic An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aiic, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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