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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Tres Picos in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.8104S, -93.554WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 05:42:46 / January 14, 2020 @ 5:42 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:42:46 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.06 km (44 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006zid. Id of event: us70006zid. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.554 West, latitude 15.8104 North, depth = 71.06 km.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Angel Albino Corzo, Chahuite, Nueva Palestina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop).

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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 6 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.554° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.8104° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-14 05:42:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-20 12:55:32 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 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 1.441 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 us70006zid Id of event.
Event Code 70006zid An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006zid, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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