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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near San Pedro Pochutla in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.8892S, -96.5894WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -96.5894° West, latitude 15.8892° North, depth = 33.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 13:50:46 / March 11, 2020 @ 1:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008dmy. Id of event: us60008dmy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.2 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:50:46 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayoquezco de Aldama, Santa Catarina Juquila, 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 one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 21 km NW of San Pedro Pochutla, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.5894° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.8892° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km NW of San Pedro Pochutla, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-11 13:50:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-11 21:16:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 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 285 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 2.521 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215 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 us60008dmy Id of event.
Event Code 60008dmy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008dmy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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