A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 15:53:19 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wq0. Unique identifier: us10008wq0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.0027 West, latitude 14.1217 North, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/17 / 2017-05-30 21:53:19 / May 30, 2017 @ 9:53 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mazatán, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (59 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 91 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico.
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