A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -95.0011° West, latitude 16.6741° North, depth = 78.08 km. Id of earthquake: us2000j9x7. Event ids that are associated: us2000j9x7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/19 / 2019-01-29 00:53:20 / January 29, 2019 @ 12:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 78.08 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:53:20 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, Chahuite, San Pedro Tapanatepec. Event epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 27 km (16 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 15 km NE of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico.
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