A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Huajuapan de Leon in Mexico on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.37 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:31:53 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.7805 West, latitude 17.8105 North, depth = 55.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000g8sc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g8sc. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 13:31:53 / July 19, 2018 @ 1:31 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Tehuacán (c. 241 400 pop), 0 km (0 miles) from Ciudad de Huajuapam de León (c. 47 800 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Izúcar de Matamoros (c. 42 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 113 km (70 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ajalpan (c. 24 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Altepexi (c. 16 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cuacnopalan, Chietla, Santiago Alseseca (min 5000 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km NW of Huajuapan de Leon, Mexico.
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