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Moderate earthquake 5.6 mag, 53 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico

Earthquake location 14.4508S, -92.8307WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044qf. Id of event: us600044qf. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 22:31:38 / June 22, 2019 @ 10:31 pm. Exact location of event, depth 38.41 km, -92.8307° West, 14.4508° North. The temblor was detected at 16:31:38 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.41 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from San Pablo (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mapastepec, Coatepeque, El Tumbador (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.8307° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.4508° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53km 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 2019-06-22 22:31:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-22 22:51:53 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 3.728 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 482 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 1.102 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 155 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600044qf Id of event.
Event Code 600044qf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600044qf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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