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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag has occurred near El Dorado in Mexico

Earthquake location 23.7665S, -108.2252WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 107 kilometers (66 miles) from El Dorado in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -108.2252 West, latitude 23.7665 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:33:48 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 05:33:48 / September 22, 2017 @ 5:33 am. 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: us2000at0m. Unique identifier: us2000at0m. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

The epicenter was 107 km (67 miles) from El Dorado (c. 14 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Eldorado (c. 13 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Dorado, Eldorado (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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: 107 km SW of El Dorado, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -108.2252° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 23.7665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107km SW of El Dorado, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-22 05:33:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-22 05:56:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 466 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 6.884 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 191 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000at0m Id of event.
Event Code 2000at0m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000at0m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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