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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near San Mateo del Mar in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.6386S, -94.8347WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 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). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 02:43:43 / September 9, 2017 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:43:43 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 50.54 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -94.8347 West, latitude 15.6386 North, depth = 50.54 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aijl. Id of event: us2000aijl.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 64 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.8347° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6386° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km 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 2017-09-09 02:43:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-09 03:06:51 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 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 400 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 3.228 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us2000aijl Id of event.
Event Code 2000aijl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aijl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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