A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -92.883° West, 14.1659° North, depth 10 km. 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: us10008wsj. Unique identifier: us10008wsj. Global time and date of event 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 05:17:22 / May 31, 2017 @ 5:17 am UTC/GMT. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:17:22 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huehuetán, Tapachula, Champerico (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Champerico (c. 7 800 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Huehuetán (c. 7 300 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 79 km SW of Puerto Madero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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