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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Guerrero in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.5283S, -101.8719WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, near the coast of Guerrero, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Guerrero in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -101.8719° West, 17.5283° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 13:43:40 / August 13, 2020 @ 1:43 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be14. Id of event: us6000be14. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:43:40 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 9 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Buenos Aires, Guacamayas, La Orilla. Nearby 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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: near the coast of Guerrero, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -101.8719° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.5283° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place near the coast of Guerrero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-13 13:43:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-13 15:36:51 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 2.194 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 241 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 us6000be14 Id of event.
Event Code 6000be14 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000be14, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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