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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Nejapa de Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.5818S, -95.9254WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Nejapa de Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -95.9254° West, latitude 16.5818° North, depth = 53.86 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.86 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7e7. Unique identifier: us6000c7e7. The temblor was picked up at 21:10:13 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 21:10:13 / October 10, 2020 @ 9:10 pm.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tlacolula de Matamoros (c. 11 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa María del Tule, Vicente Guerrero, Salina Cruz (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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. 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. 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: 6 km ESE of Nejapa de Madero, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.9254° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.5818° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 53.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km ESE of Nejapa de Madero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-10 21:10:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-10 22:51:42 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 259 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 2.707 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 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 us6000c7e7 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c7e7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c7e7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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