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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 20 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico

Earthquake location 15.5446S, -93.3333WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -93.3333° West, 15.5446° North, depth 91.95 km. Global time and date of event 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 14:29:09 / January 25, 2020 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.95 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70007k02. Event ids that are associated: us70007k02. The temblor was picked up at 08:29:09 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Comaltitlán, Paredón, Escuintla. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Angel Albino Corzo (c. 8 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Pedro Buenavista (c. 8 400 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.3333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.5446° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-25 14:29:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-10 19:38:52 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 312 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 0.193 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007k02 Id of event.
Event Code 70007k02 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007k02, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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