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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near San Mateo del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.1208S, -94.9448WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Friday. Unique identifier: us2000ga9r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ga9r. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.14 km (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 30.14 km, -94.9448° West, 16.1208° North. The temblor was picked up at 17:33:45 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 23:33:45 / July 20, 2018 @ 11:33 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Matías Romero, San Pedro Tapanatepec. Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (18 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 10 km SE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.9448° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.1208° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SE of San Mateo 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 2018-07-20 23:33:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-21 00:33:08 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 2.702 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us2000ga9r Id of event.
Event Code 2000ga9r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ga9r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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