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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Chicomuselo in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.9417S, -92.3321WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) has striked on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Chicomuselo in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 18:33:13 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 226.26 km (141 miles). Global time of event 04/05/15 / 2015-05-04 23:33:13 / May 4, 2015 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -92.3321 West, latitude 15.9417 North, depth 226.26 km, unique identifier, us20002bmc.

Close countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Las Margaritas (c. 103 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Jacaltenango (c. 34 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Cristóbal de las Casas, San Mateo Ixtatán, Huixtla.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.3321° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.9417° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 226.26 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km NNW of Chicomuselo, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-04 23:33:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-05 00:06:55 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 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 298 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 0.386 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 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 us20002bmc Id of event.
Event Code 20002bmc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002bmc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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