A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -94.097° West, latitude 15.4421° North, depth = 48.35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 48.35 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 01:12:36 / September 12, 2017 @ 1:12 am. The temblor was detected at 19:12:36 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000akhk. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000akhk.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Tapanatepec, El Espinal, Pijijiapan (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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