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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 26 km WNW of Huetamo de Nunez, Mexico

Earthquake location 18.6379S, -101.1319WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Huetamo de Nunez in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -101.1319 West, latitude 18.6379 North, depth = 76.83 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/08/18 / 2018-08-06 13:18:07 / August 6, 2018 @ 1:18 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 76.83 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000g43d. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g43d. The temblor was picked up at 07:18:07 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Tacámbaro de Codallos (c. 21 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Ario de Rosales (c. 14 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from La Huacana (c. 9 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Luvianos (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acuitzio del Canje, Arcelia, Villa Luvianos (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 26 km WNW of Huetamo de Nunez, 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 -101.1319° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6379° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 76.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km WNW of Huetamo de Nunez, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-06 13:18:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-06 14:26:37 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 1.007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176 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 us1000g43d Id of event.
Event Code 1000g43d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000g43d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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