A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 74 kilometers (46 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 14:44:54 / September 8, 2017 @ 2:44 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:44:54 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.425 West, latitude 15.5943 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai3n. Unique identifier: us2000ai3n.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 106 km (66 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Unión Hidalgo, Salina Cruz, Santo Domingo Zanatepec.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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