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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Santo Domingo Tehuantepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.3429S, -95.2807WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec in Mexico on Saturday. Unique identifier: us2000bh8h. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bh8h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/10/17 / 2017-10-29 01:56:49 / October 29, 2017 @ 1:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -95.2807° West, 16.3429° North, depth 45.43 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:56:49 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.43 km (28 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas, Colonia Rincón Viejo. Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km WNW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.2807° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.3429° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WNW of Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-29 01:56:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-22 04:39:11 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 246 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 0.835 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 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 us2000bh8h Id of event.
Event Code 2000bh8h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bh8h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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