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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 80 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico

Earthquake location 14.3863S, -93.0833WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dk3a. Id of event: us6000dk3a. The temblor was detected at 15:21:22 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.81 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 15:21:22 / February 22, 2021 @ 3:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -93.0833° West, 14.3863° North, depth 24.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 106 km (66 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Comaltitlán, Huixtla, Ciudad Tecún Umán (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -93.0833° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.3863° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 80 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-22 15:21:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-22 15:38:04 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 416 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 1.352 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us6000dk3a Id of event.
Event Code 6000dk3a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dk3a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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