A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 209 km SSW of San Patricio, Mexico (130 miles). Global time and date of event 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 06:02:13 / May 20, 2017 @ 6:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008tqj. Unique identifier: us10008tqj. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:02:13 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -105.3654 West, latitude 17.4291 North, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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