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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near San Luqueño in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.8162S, -94.1068WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from San Luqueño in Mexico on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -94.1068° West, 15.8162° North, depth 61.69 km. Event id: us6000a403. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a403. The temblor was reported at 01:24:00 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 61.69 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 01:24:00 / May 30, 2020 @ 1:24 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Las Amilpas, Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan. Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km SW of San Luqueño, 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 -94.1068° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.8162° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35 km SW of San Luqueño, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-30 01:24:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-03 00:52:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.344 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 146 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 us6000a403 Id of event.
Event Code 6000a403 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000a403, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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