Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Jesus Carranza in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.3441S, -94.6505WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Jesus Carranza in Mexico on Sunday. 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: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 19:35:52 / June 23, 2019 @ 7:35 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:35:52 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600044wk. Event ids that are associated: us600044wk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 141.92 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.6505 West, latitude 17.3441 North, depth = 141.92 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mecayapan, Unión Hidalgo, San Jerónimo Ixtepec (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Allende (c. 21 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

How would you describe the shaking?

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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km ESE of Jesus Carranza, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.6505° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.3441° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 141.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km ESE of Jesus Carranza, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-23 19:35:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-23 20:17:15 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 340 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 2.629 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us600044wk Id of event.
Event Code 600044wk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600044wk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply