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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Paredon in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.6423S, -94.2801WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -94.2801 West, latitude 15.6423 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 17:12:25 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akg3. Id of event: us2000akg3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 23:12:25 / September 11, 2017 @ 11:12 pm.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Las Amilpas, El Espinal. Event epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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. 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: 61 km SW of Paredon, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.2801° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6423° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km SW 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 2017-09-11 23:12:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-11 23:29:53 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 298 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 2.697 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us2000akg3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000akg3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000akg3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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