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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake strikes near Palomares in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.186S, -94.4539WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Palomares in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 17:56:09 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 141.9 km (88 miles). Global time of event 29/01/15 / 2015-01-29 23:56:09 / January 29, 2015 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -94.4539 West, latitude 17.186 North, depth 141.9 km, unique identifier, usc000tmd9.

Close countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas, Cosoleacaque.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.4539° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.186° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 141.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65km E of Palomares, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-29 23:56:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-22 05:10:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 usc000tmd9 Id of event.
Event Code c000tmd9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,usc000tmd9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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