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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 32 km ESE of Jesus Carranza, Mexico

Earthquake location 17.3549S, -94.7369WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Jesus Carranza in Mexico on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 17:57:04 / January 13, 2019 @ 5:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -94.7369 West, latitude 17.3549 North, depth = 57.97 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.97 km (36 miles). Event id: us2000j3jl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j3jl. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:57:04 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Las Choapas, Coatzacoalcos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 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: 32 km ESE of Jesus Carranza, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.7369° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.3549° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km ESE of Jesus Carranza, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-13 17:57:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-13 18:59:23 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 2.709 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.5 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 us2000j3jl Id of event.
Event Code 2000j3jl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j3jl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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