A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 178 km SSW of Emiliano Zapata, Mexico (111 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:30:50 / 9:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -105.8625 West, latitude 18.0155 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000belh. Event ids that are associated: us6000belh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 09:30:50 / August 14, 2020 @ 9:30 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 178 km SSW of Emiliano Zapata, Mexico.
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