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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.455S, -93.0748WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -93.0748 West, latitude 14.455 North, depth = 35 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 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us2000jjzy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jjzy. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:13:13 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 14:13:13 / February 19, 2019 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ocós, Vida Mejor I, Brisas Barra de Suchiate. The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

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. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. 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: 76 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.0748° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.455° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km WSW 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 2019-02-19 14:13:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-19 14:45:47 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 312 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 1.338 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 190 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 us2000jjzy Id of event.
Event Code 2000jjzy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jjzy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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