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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Juan Rodriguez Clara in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.817S, -95.4974WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Juan Rodriguez Clara in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.4974 West, latitude 17.817 North, depth = 98.19 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:42:04 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 98.19 km (61 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/07/18 / 2018-07-20 17:42:04 / July 20, 2018 @ 5:42 pm. Event id: us2000g9y5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g9y5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Tuxtepec (c. 92 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Andres Tuxtla (c. 55 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cosamaloapan de Carpio (c. 28 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Catemaco (c. 24 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lerdo de Tejada (c. 18 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cosoleacaque, Tatahuicapan, Lerdo de Tejada (min 5000 pop).

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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SSW of Juan Rodriguez Clara, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.4974° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.817° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SSW of Juan Rodriguez Clara, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-20 17:42:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-20 18:05:17 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 326 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 2.936 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 us2000g9y5 Id of event.
Event Code 2000g9y5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g9y5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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