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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.6784S, -94.9228WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.25 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 23:08:41 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.9228° West, latitude 16.6784° North, depth = 58.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000avrg. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000avrg. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 05:08:41 / September 28, 2017 @ 5:08 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 62 km (39 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Santo Domingo Zanatepec.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ENE of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.9228° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.6784° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km ENE of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-28 05:08:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-28 06:14:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 272 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 2.701 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 132 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 us2000avrg Id of event.
Event Code 2000avrg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000avrg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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