A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (98 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/17 / 2017-09-08 05:34:14 / September 8, 2017 @ 5:34 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000arux. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000arux. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:34:14 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 39.38 km, -94.3272° West, 14.6671° North.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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