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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Brisas Barra de Suchiate in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.5812S, -92.3422WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 03:17:27 / February 2, 2021 @ 3:17 am. Exact location of event, longitude -92.3422 West, latitude 14.5812 North, depth = 65.75 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 65.75 km (41 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:17:27 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000ddsw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddsw.

Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop). Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Samayac, Almolonga, Santo Domingo Suchitepéquez (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 13 km WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.3422° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.5812° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km WNW of Brisas Barra de Suchiate, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-02 03:17:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-02 03:28:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 0.629 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 173 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 us6000ddsw Id of event.
Event Code 6000ddsw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ddsw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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