A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.84 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20006ft7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006ft7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/16 / 2016-07-19 13:42:46 / July 19, 2016 @ 1:42 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:42:46 / 8:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -98.6691° West, latitude 17.6393° North, depth = 51.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ciudad de Huajuapam de León (c. 47 800 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Chilapa de Alvarez (c. 23 700 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tixtla de Guerrero (c. 21 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Putla Villa de Guerrero, Ayutla, Huitzuco de los Figueroa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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