A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis in Mexico. Unique identifier: us70007035. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007035. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 15/01/20 / 2020-01-15 08:15:28 / January 15, 2020 @ 8:15 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.48 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:15:28 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -97.8339° West, 16.534° North, depth 36.48 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayoquezco de Aldama, Marquelia, San Luis Acatlán (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop).
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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