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Light earthquake: M4.01 quake has struck near Maneadero in Mexico

Earthquake location 31.6124992S, -115.8134995WA light earthquake magnitude 4.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Maneadero in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 11:30:21 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). 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: ci37848759. Unique identifier: ci37848759. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.4 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 19:30:21 / January 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -115.8134995 West, latitude 31.6124992 North, depth = 13.4 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camalú, El Sauzal, Ensenada (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (49 miles) from Ensenada (c. 256 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from El Sauzal (c. 9 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km E of Maneadero, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.8134995° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.6124992° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km E of Maneadero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-07 19:30:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-07 19:35:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 6.06 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic 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 247 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2219 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci37848759 Id of event.
Event Code 37848759 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci37848759, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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