A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Tonala in Mexico. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:39:35 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -93.6797° West, latitude 15.9602° North, depth = 92.18 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 92.18 km (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005489. Id of event: us60005489. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 20:39:35 / August 12, 2019 @ 8:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 108 km (67 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Berriozábal (c. 21 000 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Las Amilpas, Chiapa de Corzo, Tuxtla Gutiérrez (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SSE of Tonala, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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