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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Atliaca in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.6371S, -99.3614WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Atliaca in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ethq. Id of event: us1000ethq. The temblor was reported at 16:20:05 / 4:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -99.3614° West, 17.6371° North, depth 56.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/18 / 2018-06-16 22:20:05 / June 16, 2018 @ 10:20 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.6 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenavista de Cuéllar, Huamuxtitlán, Malinaltepec (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Iguala de la Independencia (c. 112 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 1 km SSE of Atliaca, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -99.3614° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.6371° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSE of Atliaca, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-16 22:20:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-16 23:42:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.5 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 286 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 0.761 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 203 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 us1000ethq Id of event.
Event Code 1000ethq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ethq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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