A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Estacion Coahuila in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 03:52:01 / March 7, 2020 @ 3:52 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -114.6084° West, 31.673° North. Unique identifier: us60008bh2. Ids that are associated to the event: ci38385946, us60008bh2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:52:01 / 8:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from San Luis Río Colorado (c. 139 300 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Puerto Peñasco (c. 33 900 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Fortuna Foothills (c. 26 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Luis (c. 25 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Somerton (c. 14 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fortuna Foothills, Puerto Peñasco, Tecolots (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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