A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Tres Palos in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 17:25:57 / September 30, 2015 @ 5:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.55 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10003jb2. Event ids that are associated: us10003jb2. Exact location of earthquake, -101.2584° West, 18.1282° North, depth 66.55 km. The temblor was detected at 12:25:57 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Huacana, Buenos Aires, Arcelia (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 103 km (64 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from La Orilla (c. 20 100 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 38 km E of Tres Palos, Mexico.
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