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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 35 km S of Paredon, Mexico

Earthquake location 15.7174S, -93.9172WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -93.9172° West, 15.7174° North, depth 95.85 km. Id of earthquake: us1000f2gp. Event ids that are associated: us1000f2gp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 95.85 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/18 / 2018-06-26 18:02:20 / June 26, 2018 @ 6:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:02:20 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Pedro Buenavista (c. 8 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Amilpas, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Pedro Buenavista (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km S of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.9172° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7174° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 95.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km S of Paredon, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-26 18:02:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-26 18:27:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 417 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 1.801 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us1000f2gp Id of event.
Event Code 1000f2gp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000f2gp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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