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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 52 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico



Earthquake location 15.7912S, -94.4743WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.08 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:39:38 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000aj8i. Event ids that are associated: us2000aj8i. Exact location, longitude -94.4743° West, latitude 15.7912° North, depth = 55.08 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 08:39:38 / September 10, 2017 @ 8:39 am.

Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Espinal. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 52 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.4743° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7912° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 55.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km SSE of San Francisco 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 2017-09-10 08:39:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-10 09:08:01 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 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 2.902 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 120 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 us2000aj8i Id of event.
Event Code 2000aj8i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aj8i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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