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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 15 km E of Crucecita, Mexico

Earthquake location 15.7589S, -95.9869WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Crucecita in Mexico. Global time and date of event 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 14:31:51 / July 1, 2020 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000afvr. Id of event: us7000afvr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:31:51 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.9869° West, 15.7589° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salina Cruz, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, San Pedro Pochutla (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km E of Crucecita, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.9869° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7589° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km E of Crucecita, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-01 14:31:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-07 09:01:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 312 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 3.054 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 189 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 us7000afvr Id of event.
Event Code 7000afvr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000afvr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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