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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 2 km ESE of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico

Earthquake location 16.3112S, -97.9966WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico on Monday. Global time and date of event 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 13:12:25 / February 19, 2018 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.9966 West, latitude 16.3112 North, depth = 13.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.78 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:12:25 / 7:12 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dakh. Event ids that are associated: us2000dakh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Acatlán, Marquelia, Putla Villa de Guerrero (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 7 km (4 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km ESE of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9966° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.3112° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-19 13:12:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-04 18:13:57 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 312 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 0.149 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 us2000dakh Id of event.
Event Code 2000dakh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dakh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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