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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Paredon in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.7247S, -94.3313WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.16 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 66.16 km, -94.3313° West, 15.7247° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000amis. Unique identifier: us2000amis. The temblor was detected at 11:08:05 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 17:08:05 / September 14, 2017 @ 5:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mateo del Mar, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 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: 60 km SW of Paredon, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.3313° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7247° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km 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 2017-09-14 17:08:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-14 20:55:20 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 259 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 2.181 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 180 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 us2000amis Id of event.
Event Code 2000amis An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000amis, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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