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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Palomares in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.2993S, -95.3774WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Palomares in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 05:57:00 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60003sev. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003sev. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 11:57:00 / May 26, 2019 @ 11:57 am. Exact location of event, longitude -95.3774 West, latitude 17.2993 North, depth = 119.53 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 119.53 km (74 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Soconusco, Jalapa, Texistepec (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Juan Rodríguez Clara (c. 14 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Oluta (c. 11 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Sayula de Alemán (c. 11 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km WNW of Palomares, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.3774° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.2993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 119.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km WNW of Palomares, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-26 11:57:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-26 12:18:19 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 284 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 3.055 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 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 us60003sev Id of event.
Event Code 60003sev An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60003sev, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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