A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Pedro Jicayan in Mexico on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000bu4s. Unique identifier: us1000bu4s. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.08 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:23:39 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/17 / 2017-12-21 03:23:39 / December 21, 2017 @ 3:23 am. Exact location, longitude -98.1094° West, latitude 16.4247° North, depth = 14.08 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco, Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco, Santiago Juxtlahuaca (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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