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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.2854S, -92.9531WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 21:19:56 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 21:19:56 / February 24, 2021 @ 9:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.04 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000ddfi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddfi. Exact location of event, depth 37.04 km, -92.9531° West, 14.2854° North. 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). Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciudad Tecún Umán, Vida Mejor I, Ocós (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 74 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.9531° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.2854° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74 km SW 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 2021-02-24 21:19:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-24 22:35:41 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 326 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 1.242 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 us7000ddfi Id of event.
Event Code 7000ddfi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ddfi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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