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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 150 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico



Earthquake location 14.8481S, -94.8153WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 150 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico (93 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:01:09 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000arul. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arul. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.99 km (17 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 08:01:09 / September 8, 2017 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -94.8153 West, latitude 14.8481 North, depth = 27.99 km.

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

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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: 150 km S 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 -94.8153° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.8481° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 150km S 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 08:01:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-27 13:12:34 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 5.299 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 172 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 us2000arul Id of event.
Event Code 2000arul An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000arul, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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