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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.6278S, -92.6573WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600057iv. Id of event: us600057iv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 15:30:57 / August 13, 2019 @ 3:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.28 km (25 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:30:57 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -92.6573 West, latitude 14.6278 North, depth = 40.28 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapastepec, Motozintla de Mendoza, Tacaná (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 27 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.6573° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.6278° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WSW 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 2019-08-13 15:30:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-20 17:27:32 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 298 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 0.937 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 186 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 us600057iv Id of event.
Event Code 600057iv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600057iv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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