A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Matias Romero in Mexico. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:53:05 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.23 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000atjv. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000atjv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 12:53:05 / September 23, 2017 @ 12:53 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -94.8951° West, 16.7731° North, depth 32.23 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 121 km (75 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 123 km (77 miles) from Sayula de Alemán (c. 11 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Texistepec, Sayula de Alemán, Arriaga.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.
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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: 19 km SE of Matias Romero, Mexico.
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