A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico. Id of earthquake: us1000hhhd. Event ids that are associated: us1000hhhd. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:48:11 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/18 / 2018-10-26 09:48:11 / October 26, 2018 @ 9:48 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -98.8888° West, 15.9056° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
The epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Acatlán, Ometepec, Santiago Pinotepa Nacional. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.
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