A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j6tj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j6tj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -94.7274 West, latitude 15.5693 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/19 / 2019-01-21 11:57:17 / January 21, 2019 @ 11:57 am. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:57:17 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 119 km (74 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 115 km (72 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tonalá, Arriaga, El Espinal.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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