A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Coalcoman de Matamoros in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -103.1859° West, 18.5269° North, depth 51.02 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:54:43 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000g6w8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g6w8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.02 km (32 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 08:54:43 / July 17, 2018 @ 8:54 am.
Earthquake epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Colima (c. 127 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez (c. 117 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tecoman (c. 79 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Armeria (c. 17 000 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Tepalcatepec (c. 15 300 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from La Mira Tumbiscatio (c. 14 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Coquimatlán (c. 13 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quesería, Ciudad de Villa de Álvarez, Coquimatlán.
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 one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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