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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Cintalapa de Figueroa in Mexico



Earthquake location 16.9952S, -93.974WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -93.974° West, latitude 16.9952° North, depth = 155.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008hhg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008hhg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155.93 km (97 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:38:32 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 07:38:32 / April 14, 2017 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chontalpa, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Arriaga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Berriozábal (c. 21 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 seventeen 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 39 km NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.974° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.9952° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 155.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-14 07:38:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-14 07:53:20 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 284 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 1.898 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us10008hhg Id of event.
Event Code 10008hhg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008hhg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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