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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Tres Picos in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.9057S, -93.6959WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.48 km (61 miles). Exact location, longitude -93.6959° West, latitude 15.9057° North, depth = 98.48 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 16:52:52 / December 2, 2018 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:52:52 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000i0k0. Event ids that are associated: us1000i0k0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Cintalapa de Figueroa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 17 km WNW of Tres Picos, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.6959° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.9057° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km WNW of Tres Picos, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-02 16:52:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-02 17:17:09 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 340 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 1.544 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000i0k0 Id of event.
Event Code 1000i0k0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i0k0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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