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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Angel Albino Corzo in Mexico



Earthquake location 15.996S, -92.85WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Angel Albino Corzo in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 01:54:29 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 159.09 km (99 miles). Exact location, longitude -92.85° West, latitude 15.996° North, depth = 159.09 km. Id of earthquake: us20008hmc. Event ids that are associated: us20008hmc. Global time and date of event 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 07:54:29 / February 4, 2017 @ 7:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (56 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chanal, Villa Comaltitlán, Tuxtla Gutiérrez (min 5000 pop).

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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 16 km WNW of Angel Albino Corzo, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.85° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.996° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 159.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km WNW of Angel Albino Corzo, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-04 07:54:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-04 08:17:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 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 0.742 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 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 us20008hmc Id of event.
Event Code 20008hmc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008hmc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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