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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.4561S, -92.9433WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.2 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 10:28:14 / June 11, 2017 @ 10:28 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009luc. Id of event: us20009luc. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:28:14 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 31.2 km, -92.9433° West, 14.4561° North.

Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (55 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Comaltitlán, Huixtla, Ciudad Tecún Umán (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.9433° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.4561° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-11 10:28:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-11 10:56:11 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 1.211 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 180 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 us20009luc Id of event.
Event Code 20009luc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009luc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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