A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Ometepec in Mexico on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.96 km (16 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:03:09 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -98.525 West, latitude 16.7157 North, depth = 24.96 km. Id of earthquake: us1000gfiy. Event ids that are associated: us1000gfiy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 18:03:09 / August 22, 2018 @ 6:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Marcos, Tlapa de Comonfort, Santiago Jamiltepec (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-five 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.
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