A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico. The temblor was reported at 11:47:02 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -98.2938° West, 16.5475° North, depth 37.27 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.27 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 17:47:02 / March 20, 2018 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000d6ul. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d6ul.
Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco, Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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