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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Santa Maria Huazolotitlan in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.8291S, -97.9923WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Santa Maria Huazolotitlan in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9923° West, 15.8291° North, depth 35 km. Global time and date of event 01/06/18 / 2018-06-01 13:48:46 / June 1, 2018 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 06:48:46 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000egkq. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000egkq.

Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Santa Catarina Juquila (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Catarina Juquila, Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 50 km S of Santa Maria Huazolotitlan, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9923° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.8291° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km S of Santa Maria Huazolotitlan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-01 13:48:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-01 14:42:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 3.66 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 237 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 us1000egkq Id of event.
Event Code 1000egkq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000egkq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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