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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near San Miguel Quetzaltepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.097S, -95.594WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from San Miguel Quetzaltepec in Mexico. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -95.594° West, 17.097° North. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:50:09 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 00:50:09 / April 22, 2020 @ 12:50 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us700091ex. Event ids that are associated: us700091ex.

Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Colonia Rincón Viejo (c. 8 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Playa Vicente (c. 7 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, Asunción Ixtaltepec, Playa Vicente (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 eighteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km ENE of San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.594° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.097° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km ENE of San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-22 00:50:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-22 04:26:41 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 246 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 2.876 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 156 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 us700091ex Id of event.
Event Code 700091ex An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700091ex, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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