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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.2587S, -98.3406WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Saturday. Global time and date of event 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 04:30:14 / September 16, 2018 @ 4:30 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hfck. Unique identifier: us2000hfck. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -98.3406° West, latitude 16.2587° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 22:30:14 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cruz Grande, Putla Villa de Guerrero, Copala (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 24 km SSE of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.3406° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.2587° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km SSE of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-16 04:30:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-16 05:00:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 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 341 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 1.314 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us2000hfck Id of event.
Event Code 2000hfck An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hfck, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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