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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.0076S, -96.1569WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 03:21:07 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/02/18 / 2018-02-07 09:21:07 / February 7, 2018 @ 9:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -96.1569° West, 16.0076° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ci5h. Id of event: us1000ci5h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brisas de Zicatela, San Dionisio Ocotepec, Jalapa (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.1569° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.0076° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-07 09:21:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-07 09:57:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 330 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 2.778 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 us1000ci5h Id of event.
Event Code 1000ci5h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ci5h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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