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Minor earthquake - Oaxaca, Mexico - December 15, 2017

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Magnitude : 3.9

Local Time (conversion only below land) : 2017-12-15 04:59:47

GMT/UTC Time : 2017-12-15 10:59:47

Depth (Hypocenter) : 51 km

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Pijijiapan, Mexico Dec 15 20:42 4.3 75 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Chiapas, Mexico Dec 15 20:42 4.3 75 MAP I Felt It
EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 20:28 4.3 16 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 13:29 3.6 14 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 13:27 3.8 60 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 12:14 3.5 93 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 11:25 4.0 31 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 10:59 3.9 51 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 10:43 3.5 130 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 10:39 3.6 66 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 10:22 3.9 61 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 09:43 3.6 27 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Offshore Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 09:32 3.8 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 09:12 3.8 81 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 08:53 3.6 52 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 08:44 3.9 72 MAP I Felt It INFO
EMSC Oaxaca, Mexico Dec 15 08:40 4.2 69 MAP I Felt It INFO

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MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
People :
Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
People :
Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
Fittings :
Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
Structures :
Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
People :
Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
Fittings :
Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
Structures :
Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
Fittings :
Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
Structures :
Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
Environment :
Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
People
General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
Fittings :
Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
Structures :
Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. R


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