A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Friday. Event id: us2000ai0u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ai0u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.83 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:25:55 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 11:25:55 / September 8, 2017 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.7875 West, latitude 15.7988 North, depth = 32.83 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 62 km (38 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón, El Espinal, San Jerónimo Ixtepec (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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