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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Benito Juárez in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.8621S, -96.2487WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Benito Juárez in Mexico. 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 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.2487 West, latitude 15.8621 North, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 20:06:23 / June 24, 2020 @ 8:06 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aacd. Unique identifier: us7000aacd. The temblor was picked up at 20:06:23 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Escondido, Brisas de Zicatela, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz. The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km ESE of Benito Juárez, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.2487° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.8621° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8 km ESE of Benito Juárez, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-24 20:06:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-26 18:04:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 285 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 2.791 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 190 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 us7000aacd Id of event.
Event Code 7000aacd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000aacd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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