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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 51 km ENE of Matias Romero, Mexico

Earthquake location 17.0544S, -94.5807WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Matias Romero in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 17:01:23 / August 28, 2018 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000gj0f. Event ids that are associated: us1000gj0f. The temblor was detected at 11:01:23 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.11 km (95 miles). Exact location, longitude -94.5807° West, latitude 17.0544° North, depth = 153.11 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Juchitán de Zaragoza. Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Colonia Rincón Viejo (c. 8 500 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km ENE of Matias Romero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.5807° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.0544° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 153.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km ENE of Matias Romero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-28 17:01:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-28 20:04:51 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 2.465 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 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 us1000gj0f Id of event.
Event Code 1000gj0f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gj0f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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