Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near San Vicente Coatlan in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.2717S, -96.9358WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from San Vicente Coatlan in Mexico. Event id: us2000gckx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gckx. The temblor was reported at 06:48:29 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -96.9358 West, latitude 16.2717 North, depth = 46.77 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/18 / 2018-07-24 12:48:29 / July 24, 2018 @ 12:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.77 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María del Tule, Santa Cruz Amilpas, Oaxaca de Juárez (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

Did you feel it?

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 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: 16 km SW of San Vicente Coatlan, Mexico.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.9358° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.2717° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SW of San Vicente Coatlan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-24 12:48:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-24 13:47:49 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 2.021 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 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 us2000gckx Id of event.
Event Code 2000gckx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gckx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply