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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.6978S, -94.4079WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 01:11:08 / September 15, 2017 @ 1:11 am. Exact location of earthquake, -94.4079° West, 15.6978° North, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:11:08 / 7:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000an0g. Id of event: us2000an0g.

Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Mateo del Mar, Tonalá.

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 64 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.4079° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6978° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km 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 2017-09-15 01:11:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-15 01:48:25 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 2.826 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 201 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 us2000an0g Id of event.
Event Code 2000an0g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000an0g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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