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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Tres Picos in Mexico



Earthquake location 14.9856S, -93.929WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (66 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000awfl. Event ids that are associated: us2000awfl. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.22 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 43.22 km, -93.929° West, 14.9856° North. The temblor was detected at 02:46:49 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 08:46:49 / September 29, 2017 @ 8:46 am.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.929° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9856° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 43.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-29 08:46:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-29 09:02:42 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 298 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 2.209 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 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 us2000awfl Id of event.
Event Code 2000awfl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000awfl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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