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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near San Juan Evangelista in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.6383S, -95.2062WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from San Juan Evangelista in Mexico on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107.87 km (67 miles). Exact location, longitude -95.2062° West, latitude 17.6383° North, depth = 107.87 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:55:46 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000etn0. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000etn0. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/18 / 2018-06-17 06:55:46 / June 17, 2018 @ 6:55 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Andres Tuxtla (c. 55 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Catemaco (c. 24 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lomas de Barrillas, San Andres Tuxtla, Fraccionamiento Ciudad Olmeca (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four 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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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: 29 km SSW of San Juan Evangelista, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.2062° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.6383° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km SSW of San Juan Evangelista, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-06-17 06:55:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-17 07:25:07 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 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 3.205 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 us1000etn0 Id of event.
Event Code 1000etn0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000etn0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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