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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 13 km SE of Suchilapan del Río, Mexico

Earthquake location 17.2945S, -94.9032WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Suchilapan del Río in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/20 / 2020-07-29 02:30:13 / July 29, 2020 @ 2:30 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 135.22 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b5sy. Unique identifier: us6000b5sy. Exact location of event, longitude -94.9032 West, latitude 17.2945 North, depth = 135.22 km. The temblor was reported at 02:30:13 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Unión Hidalgo, El Espinal, Asunción Ixtaltepec (min 5000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km SE of Suchilapan del Río, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.9032° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.2945° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 135.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km SE of Suchilapan del Río, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-29 02:30:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-29 02:47:14 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 3.507 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us6000b5sy Id of event.
Event Code 6000b5sy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b5sy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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