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Light earthquake: M4 quake strikes near Jaguey Grande in Cuba



Earthquake location 22.1483S, -81.4054WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Jaguey Grande in Cuba. The temblor was reported at 11:07:15 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 16.47 km (10 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-21 04:07:15 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -81.4054 West, latitude 22.1483 North, depth 16.47 km.

Close countries, Cuba (c. 11 423 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Colón (c. 63 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Jagüey Grande (c. 54 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jovellanos (c. 47 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Unión de Reyes (c. 33 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Pedro Betancourt (c. 26 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rodas, San Nicolás de Bari, Abreus.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -81.4054° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 22.1483° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km SW of Jaguey Grande, Cuba Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-21 04:07:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-21 04:57:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 246 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 2.761 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129 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 usc000thpx Id of event.
Event Code c000thpx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000thpx A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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