A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Buenos Aires in Mexico on Sunday. Global time and date of event 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 12:47:59 / October 25, 2020 @ 12:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 78.06 km (49 miles). Exact location, longitude -92.5593° West, latitude 14.7887° North, depth = 78.06 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:47:59 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000ccys. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ccys. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from San Pedro Sacatepéquez (c. 40 000 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Ostuncalco (c. 28 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Marcos (c. 25 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Palmar, San Mateo, San Felipe. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km SW of Buenos Aires, Mexico.
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