A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.33 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ailq. Unique identifier: us2000ailq. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.8726 West, latitude 15.1338 North, depth = 47.33 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:54:54 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 04:54:54 / September 9, 2017 @ 4:54 am.
Event epicenter was 107 km (66 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mapastepec, Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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