A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Higuera de Zaragoza in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:15:26 / 8:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20008vll. Event ids that are associated: us20008vll. Exact location of event, longitude -109.995 West, latitude 26.0091 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 15:15:26 / March 29, 2017 @ 3:15 pm.
Event epicenter was 103 km (64 miles) from Los Mochis (c. 214 600 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Huatabampo (c. 30 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ahome (c. 10 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Higuera de Zaragoza (c. 9 000 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Etchojoa (c. 8 600 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Topolobampo (c. 7 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Miguel Zapotitlan (c. 6 200 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 Etchojoa, Topolobampo, Los Mochis.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km W of Higuera de Zaragoza, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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