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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.877S, -94.7601WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/18 / 2018-11-24 19:54:44 / November 24, 2018 @ 7:54 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35.21 km (22 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:54:44 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hw72. Id of event: us1000hw72. Exact location of event, longitude -94.7601 West, latitude 15.877 North, depth = 35.21 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, San Pedro Tapanatepec (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 41 km SSW of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.7601° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.877° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km SSW of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-24 19:54:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-02 06:14:51 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 259 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 2.553 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176 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 us1000hw72 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hw72 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hw72, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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