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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Puerto Madero in Mexico

Earthquake location 14.6945S, -92.5307WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -92.5307° West, 14.6945° North, depth 60.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:14:16 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/15 / 2015-07-23 05:14:16 / July 23, 2015 @ 5:14 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.7 km (38 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20002zqe. Unique identifier: us20002zqe.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Asintal, Colomba, San Marcos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Colomba (c. 19 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km WSW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.5307° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 14.6945° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 60.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km 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 2015-07-23 05:14:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-23 23:17:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 222 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 1.171 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176 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 us20002zqe Id of event.
Event Code 20002zqe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002zqe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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