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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Loreto in Mexico

Earthquake location 26.7303S, -111.1018WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Loreto in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/18 / 2018-01-26 19:54:17 / January 26, 2018 @ 7:54 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000cq0x. Event ids that are associated: us2000cq0x. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.43 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.1018 West, latitude 26.7303 North, depth = 13.43 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:54:17 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Loreto (c. 11 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Loreto (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 82 km NNE of Loreto, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.1018° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 26.7303° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km NNE of Loreto, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-26 19:54:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-27 19:18:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 1.173 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140 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 us2000cq0x Id of event.
Event Code 2000cq0x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cq0x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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