A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico on Saturday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:30:11 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000aiwm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aiwm. Exact location, longitude -94.833° West, latitude 15.8349° North, depth = 59.46 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 15:30:11 / September 9, 2017 @ 3:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 59.46 km (37 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arriaga, Paredón, Jalapa. Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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