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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near San Mateo del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.8171S, -94.871WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us2000d30g. Event ids that are associated: us2000d30g. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 01:54:44 / February 16, 2018 @ 1:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:54:44 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.871 West, latitude 15.8171 North, depth = 49.11 km. 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 49.11 km (31 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Chahuite. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four 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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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 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: 44 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.871° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.8171° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km SSE of San Mateo 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 2018-02-16 01:54:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-16 02:17:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 326 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 2.669 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000d30g Id of event.
Event Code 2000d30g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d30g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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