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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near San Cristobal Amatlan in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.1463S, -96.5012WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Cristobal Amatlan in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.5012 West, latitude 16.1463 North, depth = 39.32 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/06/18 / 2018-06-25 12:48:02 / June 25, 2018 @ 12:48 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:48:02 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000f14h. Id of event: us1000f14h. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.32 km (24 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa de Zaachila, Trinidad Zaachila, Vicente Guerrero. Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 one and in the last 365 days eight 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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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. 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: 21 km SSW of San Cristobal Amatlan, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.5012° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.1463° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSW of San Cristobal Amatlan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-25 12:48:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-25 13:13:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 272 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 2.427 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 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 us1000f14h Id of event.
Event Code 1000f14h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000f14h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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