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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near San Vicente in Mexico

Earthquake location 31.3928S, -115.6014WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 61 kilometers (38 miles) from San Vicente in Mexico on Monday. Global time and date of event 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 15:32:41 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -115.6014° West, 31.3928° North, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000bfzq. Event ids that are associated: ci39347703, us6000bfzq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:32:41 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Benito García (El Zorrillo), San Felipe, Vicente Guerrero. Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Emiliano Zapata (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 61 km E of San Vicente, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6014° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.3928° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61 km E of San Vicente, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-17 15:32:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-17 16:31:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 519 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4 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 492 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 ,ci,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 0.677 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 240 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000bfzq Id of event.
Event Code 6000bfzq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci39347703,us6000bfzq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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