A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from San Mateo del Mar in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.13 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:13:11 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005prt. Event ids that are associated: us70005prt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.9533 West, latitude 15.8448 North, depth = 44.13 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 10:13:11 / October 2, 2019 @ 10:13 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, Chahuite (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 39 km S of San Mateo del Mar, Mexico.
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