A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Chontalpa in Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000irvq. Unique identifier: us1000irvq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 179.95 km (112 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/01/19 / 2019-01-30 01:46:12 / January 30, 2019 @ 1:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -93.8665° West, latitude 17.4732° North, depth = 179.95 km. The temblor was detected at 19:46:12 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Comalcalco, Texistepec, La Lima. The epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Cárdenas (c. 85 400 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Comalcalco (c. 41 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Agua Dulce (c. 36 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km SW of Chontalpa, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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