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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Tres Picos in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.0953S, -94.1093WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 105 km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico (65 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:33:43 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000bjls. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bjls. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/17 / 2017-11-06 23:33:43 / November 6, 2017 @ 11:33 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.11 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -94.1093 West, latitude 15.0953 North, depth = 51.11 km.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty 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. 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: 105 km SW of Tres Picos, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.1093° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.0953° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105km SW 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 2017-11-06 23:33:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-07 00:13:25 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 340 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 2.236 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 139 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 us2000bjls Id of event.
Event Code 2000bjls An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bjls, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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