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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near San Cristóbal in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.2716S, -99.9694WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from San Cristóbal in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 02:33:47 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ah2l. Event ids that are associated: us7000ah2l. Global time and date of event 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 02:33:47 / July 3, 2020 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -99.9694° West, 17.2716° North, depth 65.59 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.59 km (41 miles).

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Acapulco de Juárez (c. 652 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chilapa de Alvarez, San Marcos, Quechultenango.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 3 km W of San Cristóbal, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -99.9694° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.2716° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km W of San Cristóbal, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-03 02:33:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-03 03:25:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.37 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176 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 us7000ah2l Id of event.
Event Code 7000ah2l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ah2l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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