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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near El Progreso in Mexico

Earthquake location 24.8789S, -108.8773WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 67 kilometers (42 miles) from El Progreso in Mexico on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000cpec. Event ids that are associated: us7000cpec. Exact location of earthquake, -108.8773° West, 24.8789° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 07:03:59 / December 9, 2020 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:03:59 / 7:03 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Guasave (c. 68 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Leyva Solano (c. 27 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Topolobampo (c. 7 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from La Reforma (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Leyva Solano, Guasave, La Reforma (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 67 km SSW of El Progreso, Mexico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -108.8773° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.8789° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67 km SSW of El Progreso, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-09 07:03:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-09 08:10:37 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 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 3.545 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us7000cpec Id of event.
Event Code 7000cpec An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cpec, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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