A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico (66 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us6000c8sb. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8sb. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:14:27 / 4:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -93.5574 West, latitude 14.5516 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/20 / 2020-10-12 04:14:27 / October 12, 2020 @ 4:14 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 107 km SSW of La Esperanza (El Zapotal), Mexico.
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