A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico (77 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -94.1021° West, 14.8894° North, depth 24.04 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:33:15 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.04 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 04:33:15 / September 29, 2017 @ 4:33 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000awd5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000awd5.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 124 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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