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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 20 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico

Earthquake location 16.0182S, -95.0143WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.03 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:29:24 / 6:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.0143 West, latitude 16.0182 North, depth = 42.03 km. Event id: us2000jcvk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jcvk. Global time and date of event 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 00:29:24 / January 13, 2019 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Jalapa, San Francisco Ixhuatan. Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.0143° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.0182° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km S of San Mateo 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 2019-01-13 00:29:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-07 05:07:09 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 1.074 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 us2000jcvk Id of event.
Event Code 2000jcvk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jcvk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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