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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near San Mateo del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.8448S, -94.9533WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.13 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:13:11 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005prt. Event ids that are associated: us70005prt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.9533 West, latitude 15.8448 North, depth = 44.13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 10:13:11 / October 2, 2019 @ 10:13 am.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Chahuite (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 39 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.9533° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.8448° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-02 10:13:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-02 10:30:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 416 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 2.742 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005prt Id of event.
Event Code 70005prt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005prt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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