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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near San Mateo del Mar in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.8932S, -94.798WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:06:15 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.798 West, latitude 15.8932 North, depth = 52.08 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 11:06:15 / September 8, 2017 @ 11:06 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai0k. Unique identifier: us2000ai0k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.08 km (32 miles).

Event epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, San Jerónimo Ixtepec. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days thirty-seven 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 40 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.798° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.8932° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-08 11:06:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-08 11:29:12 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 3.226 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 174 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 us2000ai0k Id of event.
Event Code 2000ai0k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ai0k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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