A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 02:43:43 / September 9, 2017 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:43:43 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 50.54 km (31 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -94.8347 West, latitude 15.6386 North, depth = 50.54 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aijl. Id of event: us2000aijl.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chahuite, Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Espinal (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-seven, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 64 km SSE of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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