A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -94.2628° West, 15.4366° North, depth 42.13 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 42.13 km (26 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 14:55:59 / September 11, 2017 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000ak40. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ak40. The temblor was detected at 08:55:59 / 8:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Francisco Ixhuatan, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Arriaga. Epicenter of the earthquake was 91 km (56 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from San Francisco Ixhuatan (c. 5 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four 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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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: 78 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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