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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag strikes near Salina Cruz in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.1572S, -95.1754WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Salina Cruz in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -95.1754° West, latitude 16.1572° North, depth = 58.41 km. The temblor was reported at 20:49:40 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.41 km (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 02:49:40 / July 23, 2019 @ 2:49 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us70004qzf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004qzf.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Colonia Rincón Viejo, Matías Romero. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 4 km (3 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km ESE of Salina Cruz, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.1754° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.1572° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 58.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km ESE of Salina Cruz, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-23 02:49:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-23 03:03:47 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 312 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 2.921 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us70004qzf Id of event.
Event Code 70004qzf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004qzf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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