A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.08 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:39:38 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000aj8i. Event ids that are associated: us2000aj8i. Exact location, longitude -94.4743° West, latitude 15.7912° North, depth = 55.08 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 08:39:38 / September 10, 2017 @ 8:39 am.
Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Tehuantepec, Asunción Ixtaltepec, El Espinal. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 52 km SSE of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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