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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Jesus Carranza in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.3207S, -95.0702WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Jesus Carranza in Mexico on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us1000bw95. Event ids that are associated: us1000bw95. Exact location, longitude -95.0702° West, latitude 17.3207° North, depth = 90.23 km. Global time and date of event 26/12/17 / 2017-12-26 06:43:06 / December 26, 2017 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:43:06 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.23 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Minatitlan, El Espinal, Asunción Ixtaltepec. Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Juan Rodríguez Clara (c. 14 600 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 13 km SSW of Jesus Carranza, 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 -95.0702° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.3207° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSW of Jesus Carranza, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-26 06:43:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-26 12:18:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 2.993 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us1000bw95 Id of event.
Event Code 1000bw95 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bw95, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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