A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from San Lorenzo in Mexico. The temblor was picked up at 16:17:57 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -97.8516° West, latitude 16.4651° North, depth = 24.84 km. Unique identifier: us7000agrw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000agrw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.84 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 16:17:57 / July 2, 2020 @ 4:17 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 26 km (16 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Escondido, Marquelia, San Luis Acatlán (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 8 km NNE of San Lorenzo, Mexico.
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