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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Tecoanapa in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.4117S, -98.9111WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.9111 West, latitude 16.4117 North, depth = 21.36 km. Global time and date of event 26/11/19 / 2019-11-26 15:58:25 / November 26, 2019 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60006pi0. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006pi0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.36 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:58:25 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, San Marcos, Ayutla de los Libres. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km SW of Tecoanapa, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.9111° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.4117° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SW of Tecoanapa, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-26 15:58:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-09 20:48:13 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 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 0.385 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 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 us60006pi0 Id of event.
Event Code 60006pi0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60006pi0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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