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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near Chiapas, Mexico

Earthquake location 17.4213S, -92.4252WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Chiapas, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Chiapas, Mexico on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/11/20 / 2020-11-29 08:07:32 / November 29, 2020 @ 8:07 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.4252 West, latitude 17.4213 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ckt2. Id of event: us7000ckt2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:07:32 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Teopisca, Macultepec, Copainalá. Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Villahermosa (c. 362 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Palenque (c. 36 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Macuspana (c. 30 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ocosingo (c. 28 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Río de Teapa (c. 26 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Teapa (c. 26 300 pop).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 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: Chiapas, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.4252° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.4213° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Chiapas, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-29 08:07:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-29 08:26:28 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 326 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 1.166 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 106 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 us7000ckt2 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ckt2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ckt2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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