A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 50.31 km (31 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 07:53:17 / September 19, 2017 @ 7:53 am. Exact location of event, depth 50.31 km, -94.0399° West, 15.1277° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aqji. Id of event: us2000aqji. The temblor was detected at 01:53:17 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 109 km (67 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pijijiapan, Paredón. 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ninety-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 98 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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