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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.2231S, -98.0589WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 14:30:21 / March 5, 2018 @ 2:30 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.53 km (12 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:30:21 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000dcv9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dcv9. Exact location, longitude -98.0589° West, latitude 16.2231° North, depth = 19.53 km.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Acatlán, Putla Villa de Guerrero, Marquelia (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 11 km SSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, 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 -98.0589° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.2231° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSW 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 2018-03-05 14:30:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-03 14:36:17 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 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 0.18 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 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 us1000dcv9 Id of event.
Event Code 1000dcv9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dcv9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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