A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Santo Domingo Zanatepec in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.24 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006uwq. Id of event: us70006uwq. Exact location of earthquake, -94.3471° West, 16.4222° North, depth 97.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:40:50 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/01/20 / 2020-01-05 04:40:50 / January 5, 2020 @ 4:40 am.
Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 110 km (69 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Corzo, Raudales Malpaso, Ocozocoautla de Espinosa. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km S of Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Mexico.
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