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Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag was detected near San Patricio in Mexico

Earthquake location 18.8886S, -104.775WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from San Patricio in Mexico on Friday. Unique identifier: us2000czig. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000czig. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.775 West, latitude 18.8886 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/18 / 2018-02-09 14:05:47 / February 9, 2018 @ 2:05 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 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:05:47 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coahuayana Viejo, El Grullo, Colima (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 130 000 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Colima (c. 127 200 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (c. 117 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Manzanillo (c. 110 700 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Tecoman (c. 79 600 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Autlán de Navarro (c. 42 200 pop), 118 km (73 miles) from El Grullo (c. 21 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Armeria (c. 17 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 37 km SSW of San Patricio, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.775° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.8886° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km SSW of San Patricio, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-09 14:05:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-09 14:30:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 70 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.35 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 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 550 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 3.435 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 161 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000czig Id of event.
Event Code 2000czig An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000czig, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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