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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso) in Mexico

Earthquake location 31.621S, -115.525WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso) in Mexico. The epicenter was at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ew1597676947, at00qf7rf6, ci39347639. Unique identifier: at00qf7rf6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 15:09:06 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:09 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:09:06 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso) in Mexico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -115.525° West, 31.621° North, depth 1 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Benito García (El Zorrillo), San Felipe, Delta (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Delta (c. 5 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ciudad Coahuila (Kilómetro Cincuenta y Siete) (c. 5 600 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SW of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso), Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.525° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.621° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68 km SW of Ejido Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (El Indiviso), Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-17 15:09:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-17 15:21:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 1 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 at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ew,at,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.137267 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 205.199983584 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00qf7rf6 Id of event.
Event Code 00qf7rf6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1597676947,at00qf7rf6,ci39347639, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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