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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.9705S, -94.7831WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 62.39 km, -94.7831° West, 15.9705° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:05:26 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000cqpg. Event ids that are associated: us2000cqpg. Global time and date of event 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 17:05:26 / January 28, 2018 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.39 km (39 miles).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, San Jerónimo Ixtepec.

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

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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: 32 km SSW of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.7831° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.9705° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km SSW of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-28 17:05:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-28 17:22:54 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 284 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 2.562 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 164 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 us2000cqpg Id of event.
Event Code 2000cqpg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cqpg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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