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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Ixhuatan in Mexico



Earthquake location 16.2045S, -94.3661WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Ixhuatan in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000aihy. Event ids that are associated: us2000aihy. Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 00:23:21 / September 9, 2017 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -94.3661° West, 16.2045° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was detected at 18:23:21 / 6:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salina Cruz, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Cintalapa de Figueroa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop).

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 20 km SE of Ixhuatan, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.3661° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.2045° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SE of Ixhuatan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-09 00:23:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-09 01:16:47 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 259 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 2.894 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 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 us2000aihy Id of event.
Event Code 2000aihy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aihy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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