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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Jesus Carranza in Mexico

Earthquake location 17.4174S, -94.8031WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Jesus Carranza in Mexico on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 03:21:16 / August 22, 2019 @ 3:21 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:21:16 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005b9b. Id of event: us70005b9b. Exact location of event, longitude -94.8031 West, latitude 17.4174 North, depth = 140.58 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 140.58 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Juan Rodríguez Clara, Mecayapan, Coatzacoalcos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Cosoleacaque (c. 20 400 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 24 km E of Jesus Carranza, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.8031° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 17.4174° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 140.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km E 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 2019-08-22 03:21:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-19 23:05:45 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 0.333 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 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 us70005b9b Id of event.
Event Code 70005b9b An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005b9b, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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