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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near San Miguel Figueroa in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.7461S, -96.4039WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from San Miguel Figueroa in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 02:33:21 / June 24, 2020 @ 2:33 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -96.4039° West, 15.7461° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:33:21 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000ahkh. Event ids that are associated: us6000ahkh.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Catarina Juquila, Ejutla de Crespo, Puerto Escondido. Event epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km S of San Miguel Figueroa, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -96.4039° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7461° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km S of San Miguel Figueroa, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-24 02:33:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 02:53:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.031 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 449 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 2.749 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 173 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000ahkh Id of event.
Event Code 6000ahkh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ahkh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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