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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Carlos A. Carrillo in Mexico



Earthquake location 18.3112S, -95.6265WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Carlos A. Carrillo in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.6265 West, latitude 18.3112 North, depth = 64.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bha7. Id of event: us2000bha7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64.8 km (40 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 12:07:58 / October 30, 2017 @ 12:07 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:07:58 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan Bautista Valle Nacional, Antón Lizardo, Tatahuicapan (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Tuxtepec (c. 92 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Andres Tuxtla (c. 55 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Cosamaloapan de Carpio (c. 28 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from La Isla (c. 24 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Catemaco (c. 24 300 pop).

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

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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. 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: 14 km ESE of Carlos A. Carrillo, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.6265° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.3112° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 64.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km ESE of Carlos A. Carrillo, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-30 12:07:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-13 07:51:01 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 298 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 1.404 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us2000bha7 Id of event.
Event Code 2000bha7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bha7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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