A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Mulegé in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 23:01:30 / September 24, 2020 @ 11:01 pm. The temblor was reported at 23:01:30 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000c0ww. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0ww. Exact location of earthquake, -111.3259° West, 27.1796° North, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Heroica Guaymas (c. 103 400 pop), 101 km (62 miles) from Empalme (c. 38 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santa Rosalia (c. 11 900 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Potam (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Potam, Empalme, Santa Rosalia (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 72 km ENE of Mulegé, Mexico.
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