Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 41 km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico

Earthquake location 15.3914S, -93.453WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -93.453° West, 15.3914° North, depth 72.28 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 05:09:34 / September 13, 2017 @ 5:09 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:09:34 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ala9. Unique identifier: us2000ala9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.28 km (45 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Comaltitlán, Angel Albino Corzo, Villa Corzo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Angel Albino Corzo (c. 8 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Pedro Buenavista (c. 8 400 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

Did you feel the quake?

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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.453° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.3914° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 72.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-13 05:09:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-13 05:47:20 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 312 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 1.545 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 150 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 us2000ala9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ala9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ala9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply