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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Petatlan in Mexico



Earthquake location 17.7939S, -100.9722WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Petatlan in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -100.9722 West, latitude 17.7939 North, depth = 77.49 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 77.49 km (48 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 09:32:27 / November 19, 2017 @ 9:32 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000brbq. Id of event: us2000brbq. The temblor was reported at 03:32:27 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop). Close 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 Arcelia, Huetamo de Núñez, San Jerónimo de Juárez.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 43 km NE of Petatlan, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.9722° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.7939° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km NE of Petatlan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-19 09:32:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-19 11:00:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 300 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 2.286 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 195 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 us2000brbq Id of event.
Event Code 2000brbq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000brbq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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