A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 23:01:38 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000ahv7. Event ids that are associated: us2000ahv7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.0876 West, latitude 15.8669 North, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:01:38 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:01 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Buenavista, Unión Hidalgo, San Mateo del Mar. The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop). Nearby 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km SW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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