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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag was detected near Reforma de Pineda in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.3697S, -94.4384WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Reforma de Pineda in Mexico on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cb4k. Unique identifier: us7000cb4k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.45 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:46:22 / 1:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 01:46:22 / October 22, 2020 @ 1:46 am. Exact location of event, depth 81.45 km, -94.4384° West, 16.3697° North.

Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colonia Rincón Viejo, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Matías Romero (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km SSE of Reforma de Pineda, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.4384° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.3697° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 81.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km SSE of Reforma de Pineda, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-22 01:46:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-19 05:40:19 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 222 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 0.834 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 125 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 us7000cb4k Id of event.
Event Code 7000cb4k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cb4k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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