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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 1 km S of San Juan Jicayán, Mexico

Earthquake location 16.4648S, -98.0115WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from San Juan Jicayán in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 22:57:53 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000deqz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000deqz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 22:57:53 / March 1, 2021 @ 10:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.6 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude -98.0115° West, latitude 16.4648° North, depth = 22.6 km.

Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marquelia, San Luis Acatlán, Santa Catarina Juquila (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop).

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 fourteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km S of San Juan Jicayán, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0115° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.4648° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km S of San Juan Jicayán, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-01 22:57:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-02 04:58:57 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 1.214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208 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 us7000deqz Id of event.
Event Code 7000deqz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000deqz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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