A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 103 kilometers (64 miles) from Paredon in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -94.3979° West, 15.2563° North, depth 45.38 km. The temblor was reported at 20:01:42 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us2000al86. Unique identifier: us2000al86. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.38 km (28 miles). Global time and date of event 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 02:01:42 / September 13, 2017 @ 2:01 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 105 km (65 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Paredón.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 103 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico.
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