A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000gj0x. Unique identifier: us2000gj0x. Global time and date of event 01/08/18 / 2018-08-01 16:05:56 / August 1, 2018 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 70.36 km, -93.6046° West, 14.9577° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 70.36 km (44 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:05:56 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Acapeteahua (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Acapeteahua, Mapastepec, Pijijiapan. Nearby 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km SSW of Pijijiapan, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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