A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 52 kilometers (32 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us2000dxxe. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxxe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:30:42 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -94.7596° West, 15.7735° North, depth 41.43 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 07:30:42 / April 11, 2018 @ 7:30 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.43 km (26 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, Arriaga, Paredón. Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Close 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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 52 km SSW of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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