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Light earthquake, 4.52 mag was detected near Maneadero in B.C. in MX

Earthquake location 31.4711667S, -115.6755WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.52 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Maneadero in B.C. in MX on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:32:44 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 15:32:44 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.38 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -115.6755 West, latitude 31.4711667 North, depth = 8.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39347703. Id of event: ci39347703.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada, Vicente Guerrero (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Emiliano Zapata (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 89 km ESE of Maneadero, B.C., MX.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.52 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6755° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.4711667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89km ESE of Maneadero, B.C., MX 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 15:32:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-17 16:00:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 316 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ci The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ci, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5805 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 238 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mlr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ci39347703 Id of event.
Event Code 39347703 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39347703, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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