A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from San Dionisio del Mar in Mexico on Friday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:57:23 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 18:57:23 / September 8, 2017 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000ai8x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ai8x. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.89 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 50.89 km, -94.8344° West, 16.2969° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paredón, Arriaga, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 41 km (26 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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