A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:25:02 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000ai3c. Event ids that are associated: us2000ai3c. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62.77 km (39 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 14:25:02 / September 8, 2017 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.2101 West, latitude 15.9514 North, depth = 62.77 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 102 km (63 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Corzo, Juchitán de Zaragoza, Jiquipilas (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 37 km WSW of Paredon, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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