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Earthquake: M 4.6 quake strikes near Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.2566S, -98.1809WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 09:14:11 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). Global time of event 18/03/15 / 2015-03-18 15:14:11 / March 18, 2015 @ 3:14 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -98.1809 West, latitude 16.2566 North, depth 52 km, unique identifier, us10001nfy.

Close countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Catarina Juquila, Copala, Putla Villa de Guerrero.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1809° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.2566° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km WSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-03-18 15:14:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-03-18 23:48:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 1.35 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 193 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 us10001nfy Id of event.
Event Code 10001nfy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10001nfy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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