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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.6314S, -92.8011WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -92.8011° West, latitude 14.6314° North, depth = 57.82 km. Global time and date of event 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 06:32:12 / April 25, 2020 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:32:12 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.82 km (36 miles). Event id: us60009c2j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009c2j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cacahoatán (c. 14 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pablo, Mapastepec, Malacatán (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.8011° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.6314° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-25 06:32:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-17 05:39:58 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 271 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 1.076 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 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 us60009c2j Id of event.
Event Code 60009c2j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60009c2j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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