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Light earthquake 4.9 mag, 6 km W of Paredon, Mexico

Earthquake location 16.0402S, -93.929WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 01:50:24 / September 22, 2019 @ 1:50 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60005lwj. Unique identifier: us60005lwj. Exact location of earthquake, -93.929° West, 16.0402° North, depth 91.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 91.14 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:50:24 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ocozocoautla de Espinosa, San Pedro Buenavista, Pijijiapan (min 5000 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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km W of Paredon, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.929° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.0402° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km W of Paredon, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-22 01:50:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-22 02:08:03 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 369 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 1.739 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 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 us60005lwj Id of event.
Event Code 60005lwj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005lwj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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