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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.7169S, -94.4239WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 62 kilometers (39 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 20:07:34 / September 12, 2017 @ 8:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.92 km (33 miles). Exact location of event, depth 52.92 km, -94.4239° West, 15.7169° North. Event id: us2000al1t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000al1t. The temblor was picked up at 14:07:34 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Tonalá, San Mateo del Mar. Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This information 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 -94.4239° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km SSE of San Francisco 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 2017-09-12 20:07:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-12 21:23:35 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 2.889 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us2000al1t Id of event.
Event Code 2000al1t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000al1t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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