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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Salina Cruz in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.9295S, -95.0976WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004b3m. Id of event: us10004b3m. The temblor was reported at 19:51:06 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 01:51:06 / January 4, 2016 @ 1:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.0976 West, latitude 15.9295 North, depth = 35 km.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Jalapa, San Jerónimo Ixtepec (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 28 km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.0976° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.9295° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km SSE of Salina Cruz, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-04 01:51:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-05 03:06:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 285 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 2.867 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 us10004b3m Id of event.
Event Code 10004b3m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004b3m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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