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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Tomatlan in Mexico

Earthquake location 19.7415S, -105.2979WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Tomatlan in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 04:01:33 / December 30, 2019 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:01:33 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -105.2979° West, 19.7415° North, depth 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006sbp. Unique identifier: us70006sbp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Puerto Vallarta (c. 187 100 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Autlán de Navarro (c. 42 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cihuatlán (c. 16 500 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Casimiro Castillo (c. 11 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from La Resolana (c. 11 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Tomatlán (c. 8 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Talpa de Allende (c. 7 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Vallarta, Autlán de Navarro, La Tijera (min 5000 pop).

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 one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 21 km SSW of Tomatlan, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -105.2979° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.7415° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SSW of Tomatlan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-30 04:01:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-30 04:22:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 12 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 345 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 4.654 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 177 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 us70006sbp Id of event.
Event Code 70006sbp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006sbp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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