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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Paredon in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.4001S, -94.0309WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -94.0309° West, latitude 15.4001° North, depth = 50.16 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:43:46 / 11:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.16 km (31 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arr3. Unique identifier: us2000arr3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:43:46 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:43 am.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).

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

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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: 72 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.0309° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.4001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km SSW of Paredon, 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 05:43:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-27 06:48:28 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 2.419 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 us2000arr3 Id of event.
Event Code 2000arr3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000arr3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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