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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near San Vicente in Mexico

Earthquake location 31.4111S, -115.6951WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from San Vicente in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -115.6951° West, 31.4111° North, depth 8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: ew1716807960. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1716807960. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:05:44 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/24 / 2024-05-27 11:05:44 / May 27, 2024 @ 11:05 am.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Benito García (El Zorrillo) (c. 6 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Emiliano Zapata (c. 5 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada, Benito García (El Zorrillo) (min 5000 pop).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 53 km E of San Vicente, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -115.6951° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.4111° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53 km E of San Vicente, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-27 11:05:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-27 11:06:11 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 automatic 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 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ew The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ew, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ew1716807960 Id of event.
Event Code 1716807960 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1716807960, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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