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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.6808S, -92.5269WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.61 km (28 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:23:04 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -92.5269 West, latitude 14.6808 North, depth = 45.61 km. 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: 03/09/19 / 2019-09-03 09:23:04 / September 3, 2019 @ 9:23 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005be9. Id of event: us70005be9.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Nuevo San Carlos, San Pedro Sacatepéquez, El Asintal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (24 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.5269° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.6808° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 2019-09-03 09:23:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-10 09:19:13 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 259 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 0.82 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 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 us70005be9 Id of event.
Event Code 70005be9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005be9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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