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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.3537S, -92.8688WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Unique identifier: us700047t5. Ids that are associated to the event: us700047t5. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -92.8688° West, 14.3537° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:34:53 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 23:34:53 / June 30, 2019 @ 11:34 pm.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Pajapita (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Comaltitlán, Tuxtla Chico, Pajapita (min 5000 pop).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 63 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.8688° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.3537° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km 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 2019-06-30 23:34:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-01 00:11:47 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 354 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 1.149 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 117 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700047t5 Id of event.
Event Code 700047t5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700047t5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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