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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Paredon in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.196S, -94.2623WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 101 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico (63 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 06:10:52 / September 14, 2017 @ 6:10 am. The temblor was reported at 00:10:52 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000am6i. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000am6i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.2623 West, latitude 15.196 North, depth = 47.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.22 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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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 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: 101 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.2623° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.196° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 101km 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 2017-09-14 06:10:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-14 06:57:07 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 4.754 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 168 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 us2000am6i Id of event.
Event Code 2000am6i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000am6i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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