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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake strikes near San Pedro Mixtepec in Mexico



Earthquake location 16.1558S, -96.2742WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from San Pedro Mixtepec in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 09:54:42 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 49.4 km (31 miles). Global time of event 27/05/15 / 2015-05-27 14:54:42 / May 27, 2015 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -96.2742 West, latitude 16.1558 North, depth 49.4 km, unique identifier, us10002cjt. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us10002cjt,.

Close countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Tlacolula de Matamoros (c. 11 700 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, Puerto Escondido, San Pablo Huixtepec.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.2742° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.1558° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km S of San Pedro Mixtepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-27 14:54:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-27 18:34:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 2.602 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 196 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 us10002cjt Id of event.
Event Code 10002cjt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002cjt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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