A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported near the coast of Oaxaca, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Oaxaca in Mexico on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.56 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:19:51 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/07/20 / 2020-07-24 03:19:51 / July 24, 2020 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b35c. Id of event: us6000b35c. Exact location of earthquake, -95.885° West, 15.6199° North, depth 6.56 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Jalapa, Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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