A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -98.3336 West, latitude 15.8565 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 08:56:18 / September 29, 2016 @ 8:56 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006trl. Unique identifier: us10006trl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:56:18 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marquelia, Ometepec, Pinotepa de Don Luis.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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