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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 108 km SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico

Earthquake location 14.5784S, -93.6276WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 108 km SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 15:30:18 / January 12, 2021 @ 3:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.58 km (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -93.6276° West, 14.5784° North, depth 40.58 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:30:18 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d7rp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7rp.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 108 km SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.6276° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.5784° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 108 km SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-12 15:30:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-12 16:49:16 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 271 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 1.872 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 211 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 us6000d7rp Id of event.
Event Code 6000d7rp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d7rp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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