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Moderate earthquake: M5.6 quake has struck near Estacion Coahuila in Mexico

Earthquake location 31.673S, -114.6084WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 03:52:01 / March 7, 2020 @ 3:52 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -114.6084° West, 31.673° North. Unique identifier: us60008bh2. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38385946, us60008bh2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:52:01 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Puerto Peñasco (c. 33 900 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Fortuna Foothills (c. 26 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Somerton (c. 14 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna Foothills, Puerto Peñasco, Tecolots (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 68 km SSE of Estacion Coahuila, Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -114.6084° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km SSE of Estacion Coahuila, Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-07 03:52:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-07 04:30:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 558 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.07 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 778 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 ,ci,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 0.666 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 us60008bh2 Id of event.
Event Code 60008bh2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ci38385946,us60008bh2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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