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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near San Miguel Quetzaltepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.9732S, -95.7998WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Miguel Quetzaltepec in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 04:13:08 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 04:13:08 / March 7, 2021 @ 4:13 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgqw. Id of event: us7000dgqw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -95.7998° West, latitude 16.9732° North, depth = 10 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (54 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tlacolula de Matamoros (c. 11 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Colonia Rincón Viejo (c. 8 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Pablo Villa de Mitla (c. 7 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tlalixtac de Cabrera, Santa María del Tule, San Jerónimo Ixtepec.

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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km W of San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.7998° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.9732° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km W of San Miguel Quetzaltepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-07 04:13:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-07 04:41:18 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 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 us7000dgqw Id of event.
Event Code 7000dgqw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dgqw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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