A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 62.38 km, -93.7727° West, 14.9947° North. Event id: us2000akcq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000akcq. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:09:14 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 62.38 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 21:09:14 / September 11, 2017 @ 9:09 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mapastepec, Pijijiapan. Event epicenter was 106 km (66 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 97 km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico.
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