A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Puerto Madero in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 07:59:32 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -93.1163° West, 14.3842° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aa6g. Id of event: us2000aa6g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 13:59:32 / August 21, 2017 @ 1:59 pm.
The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Puerto Madero (c. 9 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Ocós (c. 9 500 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Vida Mejor I (c. 6 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Mazatán (c. 5 900 pop). 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 Vida Mejor I, Ocós, Brisas Barra de Suchiate (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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