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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, Guerrero, Mexico

Earthquake location 16.7857S, -99.0598WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Guerrero, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Guerrero, Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005p5d. Id of event: us70005p5d. Exact location, longitude -99.0598° West, latitude 16.7857° North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 23:15:35 / September 30, 2019 @ 11:15 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:15:35 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Tierra Colorada (c. 10 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tixtla de Guerrero, Chilapa de Alvarez, Acapulco de Juárez (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -99.0598° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.7857° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Guerrero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-30 23:15:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-01 00:06:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 312 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 0.905 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005p5d Id of event.
Event Code 70005p5d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005p5d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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