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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.5232S, -92.6484WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:23:46 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 17:23:46 / March 5, 2019 @ 5:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -92.6484° West, 14.5232° North, depth 66.63 km. Event id: us1000javk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000javk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.63 km (41 miles).

The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acacoyahua, Escuintla, Coatepeque.

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

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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 SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.6484° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.5232° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km SW 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 2019-03-05 17:23:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-05 20:01:55 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 271 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 0.923 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 229 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 us1000javk Id of event.
Event Code 1000javk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000javk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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