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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Santa Maria Petapa in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.8096S, -95.0912WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Santa Maria Petapa in Mexico on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.4 km (70 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000eqw1. Unique identifier: us1000eqw1. The temblor was detected at 03:02:33 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 09:02:33 / May 27, 2018 @ 9:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.0912 West, latitude 16.8096 North, depth = 113.4 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas. Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 3 km SE of Santa Maria Petapa, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.0912° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.8096° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km SE of Santa Maria Petapa, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-27 09:02:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-15 09:25:23 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 0.343 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 99 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000eqw1 Id of event.
Event Code 1000eqw1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000eqw1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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