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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 14 km SSE of Matias Romero, Mexico

Earthquake location 16.7513S, -95.0058WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Matias Romero in Mexico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.77 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 21:30:18 / August 16, 2019 @ 9:30 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -95.0058 West, latitude 16.7513 North, depth = 13.77 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005b97. Unique identifier: us70005b97. The temblor was reported at 15:30:18 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Salina Cruz. Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 14 km SSE of Matias Romero, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -95.0058° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 16.7513° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.77 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SSE of Matias Romero, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-16 21:30:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-06 02:21:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 234 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 0.357 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us70005b97 Id of event.
Event Code 70005b97 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005b97, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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