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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 25 km W of Mazatan, Mexico

Earthquake location 14.8495S, -92.6856WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Mazatan in Mexico. Unique identifier: us2000jcvc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jcvc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.6856 West, latitude 14.8495 North, depth = 65.2 km. 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 65.2 km (41 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:58 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/19 / 2019-01-06 09:01:58 / January 6, 2019 @ 9:01 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Flores Costa Cuca, Coatepeque, Nuevo Progreso (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Malacatán (c. 14 900 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 25 km W of Mazatan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.6856° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.8495° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km W of Mazatan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-06 09:01:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-05 06:47:04 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 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 0.41 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 us2000jcvc Id of event.
Event Code 2000jcvc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jcvc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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