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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 9 km SSE of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico

Earthquake location 16.3858S, -98.3856WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.03 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -98.3856 West, latitude 16.3858 North, depth = 18.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:15:25 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70003adr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003adr. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 20:15:25 / April 22, 2019 @ 8:15 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Malinaltepec, Ayutla de los Libres (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 9 km SSE of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.3856° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.3858° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SSE of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-22 20:15:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-22 20:33:35 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 5.382 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 449 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 1.183 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us70003adr Id of event.
Event Code 70003adr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003adr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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