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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 87 km SW of El Arenal, Mexico

Earthquake location 14.6658S, -93.3185WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 87 km SW of El Arenal, Mexico (54 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.02 km (30 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:28:08 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 12:28:08 / December 26, 2020 @ 12:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000d36x. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d36x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.3185 West, latitude 14.6658 North, depth = 49.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km SW of El Arenal, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.3185° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.6658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 87 km SW of El Arenal, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-26 12:28:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-26 13:14:51 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 1.578 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 us6000d36x Id of event.
Event Code 6000d36x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d36x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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