A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Thursday. Unique identifier: us2000ahvy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ahvy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:33:38 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:33 am. Exact location of earthquake, -94.2717° West, 15.3452° North, depth 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:33:38 / 11:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arriaga, Chahuite, Tonalá. Epicenter of the earthquake was 99 km (62 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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