A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ap3b. Id of event: us2000ap3b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -94.9072° West, latitude 16.226° North, depth = 27.8 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:18:57 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.8 km (17 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 14:18:57 / September 16, 2017 @ 2:18 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arriaga, El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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