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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag was detected near Coalcoman de Matamoros in Mexico

Earthquake location 18.5034S, -103.0811WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.0811° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.5034° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SSE 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 2015-07-14 01:25:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-14 01:45:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 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 341 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 2.089 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 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 us20002xbw Id of event.
Event Code 20002xbw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20002xbw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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