A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Wednesday. 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 63.69 km (40 miles). Unique identifier: us2000bf9k. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bf9k. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/11/17 / 2017-11-01 23:29:17 / November 1, 2017 @ 11:29 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:29:17 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -93.9844° West, latitude 15.3454° North, depth = 63.69 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arriaga, Pijijiapan, Tonalá (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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