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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.6649S, -95.1959WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us2000b2l4. Event ids that are associated: us2000b2l4. Exact location of event, depth 101.54 km, -95.1959° West, 16.6649° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:29:01 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.54 km (63 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 20:29:01 / October 7, 2017 @ 8:29 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas, San Mateo del Mar (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 13 km NW of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.1959° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.6649° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW 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 2017-10-07 20:29:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-03 00:37:18 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 259 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 1.25 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us2000b2l4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000b2l4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000b2l4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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