A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -93.9953 West, latitude 17.1216 North, depth = 143.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008tuw. Event ids that are associated: us10008tuw. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:58:46 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 17:58:46 / May 20, 2017 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 143.73 km (89 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coacotla, Colonia Rincón Viejo, Unión Hidalgo (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Agua Dulce (c. 36 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Huimanguillo (c. 26 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Mexico.
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