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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Pijijiapan in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.9577S, -93.6046WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000gj0x. Unique identifier: us2000gj0x. Global time and date of event 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 16:05:56 / August 1, 2018 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 70.36 km, -93.6046° West, 14.9577° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 70.36 km (44 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:05:56 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Acapeteahua (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acapeteahua, Mapastepec, Pijijiapan. Nearby 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.6046° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.9577° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-01 16:05:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-01 16:22:18 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 416 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 1.897 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 137 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 us2000gj0x Id of event.
Event Code 2000gj0x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gj0x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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