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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 28 km S of Coalcoman de Matamoros, Mexico

Earthquake location 18.5269S, -103.1859WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 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 earthquake, -103.1859° West, 18.5269° North, depth 51.02 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:54:43 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000g6w8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g6w8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.02 km (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 08:54:43 / July 17, 2018 @ 8:54 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Colima (c. 127 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (c. 117 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tecoman (c. 79 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Armeria (c. 17 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Tepalcatepec (c. 15 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Coquimatlán (c. 13 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quesería, Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez, Coquimatlán.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 28 km S of Coalcoman de Matamoros, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.1859° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.5269° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 51.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km S of Coalcoman de Matamoros, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-17 08:54:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-17 09:19:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.9 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 385 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 2.161 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000g6w8 Id of event.
Event Code 2000g6w8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g6w8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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