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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near San Mateo del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.0296S, -94.9427WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Unique identifier: us6000634r. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000634r. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 03:42:04 / October 26, 2019 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:42:04 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -94.9427° West, latitude 16.0296° North, depth = 35 km.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Chahuite, Santo Domingo Zanatepec. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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 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: 19 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.9427° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.0296° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SSE 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 2019-10-26 03:42:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-26 04:19:09 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 1 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 3.388 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 202 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 us6000634r Id of event.
Event Code 6000634r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000634r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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