A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Puerto Escondido in Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 23:58:52 / June 14, 2017 @ 11:58 pm. Exact location of event, depth 6.93 km, -97.0858° West, 15.3549° North. The temblor was picked up at 17:58:52 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mji. Id of event: us20009mji. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.93 km (4 miles).
The epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Santa Catarina Juquila (c. 5 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Crucecita, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Santa Catarina Juquila (min 5000 pop). 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 54 km S of Puerto Escondido, Mexico.
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