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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near Nuevo Churumuco in Mexico

Earthquake location 18.6229S, -101.5464WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Nuevo Churumuco in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 07:41:13 / February 12, 2020 @ 7:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -101.5464 West, latitude 18.6229 North, depth = 88.05 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 88.05 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70007nnd. Event ids that are associated: us70007nnd. The temblor was picked up at 01:41:13 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Madero, Taretán, Opopeo. Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Nueva Italia de Ruiz (c. 31 400 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tacámbaro de Codallos (c. 21 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ario de Rosales (c. 14 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Santa Clara del Cobre (c. 14 400 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six 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.

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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: 9 km E of Nuevo Churumuco, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -101.5464° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6229° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 88.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km E of Nuevo Churumuco, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-12 07:41:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-12 07:54:33 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 1.062 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 167 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 us70007nnd Id of event.
Event Code 70007nnd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007nnd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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