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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Suchilapan del Río in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.3773S, -94.9081WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Suchilapan del Río in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -94.9081° West, 17.3773° North, depth 124.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:23:12 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 05:23:12 / May 22, 2020 @ 5:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124.16 km (77 miles). Unique identifier: us6000a1sj. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1sj.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Cuichapa, Juan Rodríguez Clara. Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Juan Rodríguez Clara (c. 14 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km E of Suchilapan del Río, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.9081° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.3773° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 124.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km E of Suchilapan del Río, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-22 05:23:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-04 06:52:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.285 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us6000a1sj Id of event.
Event Code 6000a1sj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a1sj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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