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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near San Pedro Mixtepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.408S, -95.9902WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from San Pedro Mixtepec in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -95.9902° West, latitude 16.408° North, depth = 57.63 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:19:55 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.63 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 10:19:55 / April 22, 2019 @ 10:19 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70003a6e. Event ids that are associated: us70003a6e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tlacolula de Matamoros (c. 11 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Pochutla, Salina Cruz, Ejutla de Crespo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km ENE of San Pedro Mixtepec, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.9902° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.408° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km ENE of San Pedro Mixtepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-22 10:19:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-22 10:37:48 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 2.719 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 177 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 us70003a6e Id of event.
Event Code 70003a6e An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003a6e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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