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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near El Espinal in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.3892S, -94.0958WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from El Espinal in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 21:22:08 / November 10, 2018 @ 9:22 pm. Exact location, longitude -94.0958° West, latitude 16.3892° North, depth = 98.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:22:08 / 3:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.41 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000hqfp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hqfp.

Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop). Close 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 Villa Corzo, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, Unión Hidalgo.

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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-four 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NNW of El Espinal, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.0958° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.3892° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNW of El Espinal, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-10 21:22:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-10 22:21:35 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 271 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 1.883 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 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 us1000hqfp Id of event.
Event Code 1000hqfp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hqfp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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