Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near El Habillal in Mexico

Earthquake location 18.0752S, -102.7457WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from El Habillal in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -102.7457° West, 18.0752° North. Event id: us6000b8lq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b8lq. The temblor was reported at 06:46:55 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 06:46:55 / August 3, 2020 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Coalcomán de Vázquez Pallares, La Mira Tumbiscatio, Aguililla. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Coalcomán de Vázquez Pallares (c. 10 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 9 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Arteaga (c. 9 600 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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.

Did you feel anything?

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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km W of El Habillal, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -102.7457° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.0752° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40 km W of El Habillal, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-03 06:46:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-03 07:14:28 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 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 2.123 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 204 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 us6000b8lq Id of event.
Event Code 6000b8lq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b8lq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply