A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) strikes 262 km NE of Socorro Island, Mexico (163 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:35:19 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000556z. Id of event: us6000556z. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.2401 West, latitude 20.4691 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 21:35:19 / August 14, 2019 @ 9:35 pm.
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 one and in the last 365 days eight 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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