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Moderate earthquake: M5.5 quake has struck near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.7735S, -94.7596WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us2000dxxe. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxxe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:30:42 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -94.7596° West, 15.7735° North, depth 41.43 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 07:30:42 / April 11, 2018 @ 7:30 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.43 km (26 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, Arriaga, Paredón. Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km SSW of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.7596° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7735° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km SSW of San Francisco 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 2018-04-11 07:30:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-11 07:53:43 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 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.9 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 466 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 3.171 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us2000dxxe Id of event.
Event Code 2000dxxe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dxxe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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