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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Arteaga in Mexico

Earthquake location 18.6023S, -102.5316WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Arteaga in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -102.5316° West, 18.6023° North, depth 68.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 68.86 km (43 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:29:40 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 03:29:40 / February 11, 2017 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008j3u. Unique identifier: us20008j3u.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Huacana, Tancítaro, Tancítaro (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Apatzingán (c. 98 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Nueva Italia de Ruiz (c. 31 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tepalcatepec (c. 15 300 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 19 km NW of Arteaga, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -102.5316° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.6023° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NW of Arteaga, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-11 03:29:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-11 03:48:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 1.612 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 203 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 us20008j3u Id of event.
Event Code 20008j3u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008j3u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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