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Light earthquake: M4.9 quake has struck near Zirandaro in Mexico

Earthquake location 18.4634S, -100.8913WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Zirandaro in Mexico on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 04:25:26 / March 22, 2019 @ 4:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude -100.8913 West, latitude 18.4634 North, depth = 81.41 km. Id of earthquake: us1000jk46. Event ids that are associated: us1000jk46. The temblor was reported at 22:25:26 / 10:25 pm (local time epicenter). 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 81.41 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Tejupilco de Hidalgo (c. 25 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Luvianos (c. 9 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tlapehuala (c. 8 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Villa Luvianos (c. 7 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pedernales, Puruarán, Tejupilco de Hidalgo.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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: 9 km E of Zirandaro, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.8913° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.4634° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 81.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km E of Zirandaro, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-22 04:25:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-22 04:56:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 371 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 1.219 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us1000jk46 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jk46 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jk46, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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