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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Tres Picos in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.1338S, -93.8726WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.33 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ailq. Unique identifier: us2000ailq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.8726 West, latitude 15.1338 North, depth = 47.33 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:54:54 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 04:54:54 / September 9, 2017 @ 4:54 am.

Event epicenter was 107 km (66 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mapastepec, Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.8726° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.1338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km SSW of Tres Picos, 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 04:54:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-09 05:09:57 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 449 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 2.191 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000ailq Id of event.
Event Code 2000ailq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ailq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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