A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 107 kilometers (66 miles) from El Dorado in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -108.2252 West, latitude 23.7665 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:33:48 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/09/17 / 2017-09-22 05:33:48 / September 22, 2017 @ 5:33 am. 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: us2000at0m. Unique identifier: us2000at0m. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 107 km (67 miles) from El Dorado (c. 14 100 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Eldorado (c. 13 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Dorado, Eldorado (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 107 km SW of El Dorado, Mexico.
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