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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.504S, -94.5441WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 81 kilometers (50 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.42 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.5441 West, latitude 15.504 North, depth = 13.42 km. Event id: us1000azw7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000azw7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 14:51:42 / November 1, 2017 @ 2:51 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:51:42 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from San Mateo del Mar (c. 5 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and five 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.5441° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.504° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-01 14:51:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-24 09:55:49 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 259 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 2.442 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 179 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 us1000azw7 Id of event.
Event Code 1000azw7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000azw7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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