A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from San Jeronimo Ixtepec in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 20:07:23 / 8:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071ey. Id of event: us700071ey. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 02:07:23 / January 17, 2020 @ 2:07 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.38 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.9514 West, latitude 16.6584 North, depth = 27.38 km.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was El Espinal, Chahuite, San Pedro Tapanatepec.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 18 km ENE of San Jeronimo Ixtepec, Mexico.
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