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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near Paredon in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.2563S, -94.3979WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -94.3979° West, 15.2563° North, depth 45.38 km. The temblor was reported at 20:01:42 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us2000al86. Unique identifier: us2000al86. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.38 km (28 miles). Global time and date of event 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 02:01:42 / September 13, 2017 @ 2:01 am UTC/GMT.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 105 km (65 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.3979° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.2563° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 103km SSW 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 2017-09-13 02:01:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-13 02:33:24 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 2.2 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 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 2.712 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 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 us2000al86 Id of event.
Event Code 2000al86 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000al86, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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