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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 7 km SW of San Gabriel, Mexico

Earthquake location 20.9707S, -103.0909WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Gabriel in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.0909 West, latitude 20.9707 North, depth = 29.06 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.06 km (18 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/15 / 2015-12-15 16:09:28 / December 15, 2015 @ 4:09 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:28 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004hfq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004hfq.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Corona, Jamay, San Juan de los Lagos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Guadalajara (c. 1 640 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Zapopan (c. 987 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tlaquepaque (c. 493 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Tonalá (c. 401 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Hacienda Santa Fe (c. 86 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tepatitlán de Morelos (c. 83 700 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km SW of San Gabriel, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.0909° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 20.9707° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SW of San Gabriel, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-12-15 16:09:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-12-15 22:50:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 27 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 235 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 1.854 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 211 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 us20004hfq Id of event.
Event Code 20004hfq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004hfq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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