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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near San Francisco del Mar in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.7704S, -94.6916WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.63 km (30 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 16:15:44 / May 28, 2020 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:15:44 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.6916 West, latitude 15.7704 North, depth = 47.63 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a13v. Unique identifier: us6000a13v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón, El Espinal, Asunción Ixtaltepec (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.6916° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7704° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km S of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-28 16:15:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-28 19:10:35 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 298 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 2.508 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 175 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 us6000a13v Id of event.
Event Code 6000a13v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a13v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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