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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.4396S, -92.9094WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -92.9094 West, latitude 14.4396 North, depth = 34.694 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000n0qt. Unique identifier: us6000n0qt. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.694 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/24 / 2024-05-18 22:38:08 / May 18, 2024 @ 10:38 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:38:08 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huixtla, Tapachula, Ciudad Tecún Umán. Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 61 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.9094° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.4396° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.694 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-18 22:38:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-05 03:48:04 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 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 42 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.778 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 162 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 us6000n0qt Id of event.
Event Code 6000n0qt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n0qt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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