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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Jesus Carranza in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.526S, -94.811WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Jesus Carranza in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 20:55:29 / April 28, 2017 @ 8:55 pm. Exact location of event, depth 124.1 km, -94.811° West, 17.526° North. The temblor was reported at 14:55:29 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.1 km (77 miles). Unique identifier: us10008njn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008njn.

Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Allende (c. 21 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pajapan, Allende, Juan Rodríguez Clara (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km ENE of Jesus Carranza, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.811° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.526° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 124.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km ENE of Jesus Carranza, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-28 20:55:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-19 18:51:34 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 234 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008njn Id of event.
Event Code 10008njn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008njn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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