A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported offshore Chiapas, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Chiapas, Mexico on Saturday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:47:35 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009lsg. Event ids that are associated: us20009lsg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/06/17 / 2017-06-10 18:47:35 / June 10, 2017 @ 6:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.9842 West, latitude 14.358 North, depth = 47.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 47.98 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close 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 Villa Comaltitlán, Huixtla, Tapachula (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Ciudad Tecún Umán (c. 11 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Villa Comaltitlán (c. 7 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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