A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000hbzi. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hbzi. Global time and date of event 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 17:15:55 / September 10, 2018 @ 5:15 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:15:55 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -98.1079° West, 16.3318° North.
Earthquake epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Copala, Santa Catarina Juquila, San Luis Acatlán (min 5000 pop).
Each 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. 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 fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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