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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Las Guacamayas in Mexico

Earthquake location 18.1822S, -102.3471WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Las Guacamayas in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/05/18 / 2018-05-02 22:47:52 / May 2, 2018 @ 10:47 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -102.3471° West, 18.1822° North. Unique identifier: us1000dwam. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dwam. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:47:52 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aguililla, La Mira Tumbiscatio, Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 9 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Arteaga (c. 9 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km NW of Las Guacamayas, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -102.3471° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.1822° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NW of Las Guacamayas, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-02 22:47:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-02 23:08:39 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 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 1.801 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 205 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 us1000dwam Id of event.
Event Code 1000dwam An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dwam, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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