A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Tres Palos in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.67 km (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -101.623 West, latitude 18.3726 North, depth = 59.67 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:47:54 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 14:47:54 / October 25, 2015 @ 2:47 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003rb9. Id of event: us10003rb9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ciudad Altamirano, Petatlán, Lombardía. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Guacamayas (c. 39 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Nueva Italia de Ruiz (c. 31 400 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Huetamo de Núñez (c. 21 900 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Tacámbaro de Codallos (c. 21 100 pop).
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 three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 20 km N of Tres Palos, Mexico.
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