A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 23:24:40 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 50.47 km, -94.3782° West, 15.5343° North. 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 50.47 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:24:40 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000ahvs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ahvs.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Mateo del Mar, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Santo Domingo Zanatepec (c. 7 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km SW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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