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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.7686S, -98.296WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.82 km (12 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:45:19 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.296° West, latitude 15.7686° North, depth = 19.82 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 20:45:19 / November 22, 2018 @ 8:45 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000i2cg. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2cg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pinotepa de Don Luis, Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria, Santiago Jamiltepec. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 67 km SSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.296° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.7686° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km SSW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-22 20:45:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-07 18:19:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 259 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 0.641 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 212 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 us1000i2cg Id of event.
Event Code 1000i2cg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000i2cg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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