A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 11:07:25 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/11/17 / 2017-11-18 17:07:25 / November 18, 2017 @ 5:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -93.8513° West, 15.2157° North, depth 60.67 km. 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: us2000br2b. Unique identifier: us2000br2b. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.67 km (38 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapastepec, Tonalá, Paredón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 98 km (61 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 79 km SSW of Tres Picos, Mexico.
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