Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 18 km SSE of Putla de Guerrero, Mexico

Earthquake location 16.8873S, -97.854WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Putla de Guerrero in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 37.98 km, -97.854° West, 16.8873° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002x4r. Id of event: us20002x4r. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.98 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/15 / 2015-07-13 12:24:03 / July 13, 2015 @ 12:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:24:03 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso, Asunción Nochixtlán, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Asunción Nochixtlán (c. 10 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.

Did you feel it?

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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 18 km SSE of Putla de Guerrero, Mexico.

Copyright © 2015 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.854° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.8873° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SSE of Putla de 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 2015-07-13 12:24:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-13 12:54:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 0.956 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 193 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 us20002x4r Id of event.
Event Code 20002x4r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002x4r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply