A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 235 km WSW of Tomatlan, Mexico (146 miles). Event id: us10004cfv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004cfv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -107.149° West, 18.7982° North, depth 31.14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.14 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 21:54:54 / January 8, 2016 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:54:54 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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