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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Vicente Guerrero in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.5576S, -94.6384WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Vicente Guerrero in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.5 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6bl. Unique identifier: us6000c6bl. Global time and date of event 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 16:21:47 / September 28, 2020 @ 4:21 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:21:47 / 4:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 153.5 km, -94.6384° West, 17.5576° North.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Agua Dulce (c. 36 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa la Venta, Matías Romero, Colonia Rincón Viejo.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifteen 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NE of Vicente Guerrero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.6384° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.5576° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 153.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10 km NE of Vicente 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 2020-09-28 16:21:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-27 14:04:46 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 0.52 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us6000c6bl Id of event.
Event Code 6000c6bl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c6bl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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