A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Coalcoman de Matamoros in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 65.89 km, -103.0811° West, 18.5034° North. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:25:39 / 8:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20002xbw. Id of event: us20002xbw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.89 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/15 / 2015-07-14 01:25:39 / July 14, 2015 @ 1:25 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Tecoman (c. 79 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tepalcatepec (c. 15 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Coalcomán de Vázquez Pallares (c. 10 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Buenos Aires (c. 9 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arteaga (c. 9 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Aguililla (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenos Aires, Tecoman, Buena Vista Tomatlán.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 31 km SSE of Coalcoman de Matamoros, Mexico.
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