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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.6612S, -92.4492WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:32:13 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.4492 West, latitude 14.6612 North, depth = 74.51 km. Global time and date of event 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 17:32:13 / September 27, 2018 @ 5:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.51 km (46 miles). Unique identifier: us1000h3d9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h3d9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Ostuncalco (c. 28 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Andrés Villa Seca, San Miguel Sigüilá, El Palmar.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.4492° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.6612° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-27 17:32:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-27 19:48:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 0.742 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 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 us1000h3d9 Id of event.
Event Code 1000h3d9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000h3d9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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