A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.03 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -98.3856 West, latitude 16.3858 North, depth = 18.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:15:25 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70003adr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003adr. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 20:15:25 / April 22, 2019 @ 8:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 100 km (62 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Malinaltepec, Ayutla de los Libres (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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