A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported Baja California, Mexico kilometers (0 miles) from Baja California, Mexico on Monday. Event id: us6000bfz8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ci39347679, at00qf7sez, us6000bfz8. Exact location of earthquake, -115.5609° West, 31.4307° North, depth 7.47 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/20 / 2020-08-17 15:30:30 / August 17, 2020 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Baja California, Mexico (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:30:30 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.47 km (5 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guadalupe Victoria, San Quintín, Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 105 km (65 miles) from Guadalupe Victoria (c. 18 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (c. 17 900 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Felipe (c. 15 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 12 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Doctor Alberto Oviedo Mota (c. 8 100 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Estación Coahuila (c. 7 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Camalú (c. 7 400 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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