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Light earthquake 4 mag, 60 km ESE of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico



Earthquake location 15.6908S, -95.5591WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 17:46:07 / September 16, 2017 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ap76. Event ids that are associated: us2000ap76. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.5591 West, latitude 15.6908 North, depth = 22.34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.34 km (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:46:07 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mateo del Mar, Santa María Huatulco, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 60 km ESE of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.5591° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6908° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km ESE of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-16 17:46:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-16 19:07:27 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 246 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 3.908 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208 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 us2000ap76 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ap76 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ap76, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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