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Light earthquake 4 mag, 4 km WSW of Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Mexico

Earthquake location 16.4899S, -95.0955WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Asuncion Ixtaltepec in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -95.0955 West, latitude 16.4899 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 15:04:21 / January 19, 2020 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007jzw. Unique identifier: us70007jzw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:04:21 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Las Amilpas (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km WSW of Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.0955° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.4899° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km WSW of Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-19 15:04:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-09 21:12:55 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 246 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 0.631 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us70007jzw Id of event.
Event Code 70007jzw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007jzw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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