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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Jesus Carranza in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.5095S, -95.2325WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Jesus Carranza in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 103.88 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700035z6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700035z6. Exact location of event, longitude -95.2325 West, latitude 17.5095 North, depth = 103.88 km. The temblor was reported at 10:48:18 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 16:48:18 / April 14, 2019 @ 4:48 pm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Andres Tuxtla, San Jerónimo Ixtepec, Lomas de Barrillas (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from San Andres Tuxtla (c. 55 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Catemaco (c. 24 300 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km WNW of Jesus Carranza, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.2325° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.5095° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 103.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km WNW 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 2019-04-14 16:48:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-14 17:07:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 385 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 3.181 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 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 mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700035z6 Id of event.
Event Code 700035z6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700035z6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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