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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Niltepec in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.6459S, -94.5266WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Niltepec in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.5266 West, latitude 16.6459 North, depth = 98.373 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.373 km (61 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000myc1. Unique identifier: us7000myc1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/07/24 / 2024-07-10 17:41:44 / July 10, 2024 @ 5:41 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:41:44 / 5:41 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salina Cruz, Cintalapa de Figueroa, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km NE of Niltepec, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.5266° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.6459° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.373 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km NE of Niltepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-10 17:41:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-10 18:53:48 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 84 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.321 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us7000myc1 Id of event.
Event Code 7000myc1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000myc1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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