A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Frontera Hidalgo in Mexico on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 10:24:25 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/19 / 2019-07-18 16:24:25 / July 18, 2019 @ 4:24 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 87.36 km (54 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -92.2476° West, 14.7831° North, depth 87.36 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004n85. Unique identifier: us70004n85.
Nearby country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chicacao, Huehuetenango, Santa María Chiquimula (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Totonicapán (c. 69 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Mazatenango (c. 44 100 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 8 km W of Frontera Hidalgo, Mexico.
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