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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag was detected near Hidalgo in Mexico

Earthquake location 15.1608S, -92.6368WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Hidalgo in Mexico on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.37 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 45.37 km, -92.6368° West, 15.1608° North. The temblor was picked up at 15:24:20 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddw4. Unique identifier: us7000ddw4. Global time and date of event 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 15:24:20 / February 22, 2021 @ 3:24 pm UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coatepeque, San Cristóbal Cucho, San Pedro Sacatepéquez (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 0 km WSW of Hidalgo, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.6368° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 15.1608° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0 km WSW of Hidalgo, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-22 15:24:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-01 20:37:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.106 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 180 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 us7000ddw4 Id of event.
Event Code 7000ddw4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ddw4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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