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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near La Gloria in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.7564S, -94.3083WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from La Gloria in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 11:25:53 / March 12, 2021 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dilx. Id of event: us7000dilx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.24 km (36 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.3083 West, latitude 15.7564 North, depth = 58.24 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:25:53 / 11:25 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Unión Hidalgo, San Mateo del Mar, Santo Domingo Zanatepec (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop).

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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SSW of La Gloria, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.3083° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7564° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48 km SSW of La Gloria, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-12 11:25:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-12 12:30:42 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 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 2.152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 73 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 us7000dilx Id of event.
Event Code 7000dilx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dilx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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