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Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Chicomuselo in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.6652S, -92.3549WA light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Chicomuselo in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/19 / 2019-02-05 16:15:34 / February 5, 2019 @ 4:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.3549 West, latitude 15.6652 North, depth = 168.46 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 168.46 km (105 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:15:34 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000jdnt. Event ids that are associated: us2000jdnt.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Huehuetenango, Chiantla, Huitán. The epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Las Margaritas (c. 103 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Jacaltenango (c. 34 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 14 km SW of Chicomuselo, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.3549° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.6652° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 168.46 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SW of Chicomuselo, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-05 16:15:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-05 16:35:55 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 369 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 0.648 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 128 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 us2000jdnt Id of event.
Event Code 2000jdnt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jdnt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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