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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Paredon in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.3247S, -94.1092WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 04:22:27 / September 9, 2017 @ 4:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.49 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -94.1092 West, latitude 15.3247 North, depth = 44.49 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:22:27 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ail5. Unique identifier: us2000ail5.

Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.1092° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.3247° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km 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 04:22:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-09 04:45:05 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 326 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 2.465 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 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 us2000ail5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ail5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ail5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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