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Light earthquake: M4.6 quake has struck near San Pedro Jicayan in Mexico

Earthquake location 16.4619S, -98.092WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Pedro Jicayan in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.53 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70003wbh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003wbh. Global time and date of event 06/06/19 / 2019-06-06 15:25:42 / June 6, 2019 @ 3:25 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:25:42 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.092 West, latitude 16.4619 North, depth = 21.53 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Juxtlahuaca, Copala, Santa Catarina Juquila. Event epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Santiago Juxtlahuaca (c. 8 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seventeen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 12 km WNW of San Pedro Jicayan, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.092° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.4619° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km WNW of San Pedro Jicayan, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-06 15:25:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-06 16:19:46 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 326 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 1.185 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 203 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 us70003wbh Id of event.
Event Code 70003wbh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003wbh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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