5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In Mexico

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Tres Picos in Mexico. Unique identifier: us2000akkk. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000akkk. Exact location of event, longitude -93.832 West, latitude 15.182 North, depth = 60.95 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.95 km (38 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:08:47 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/09/17 / 2017-09-12 05:08:47 / September 12, 2017 @ 5:08 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapastepec, Tonalá, Paredón. Event epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Paredón (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 eleven, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2017/09/12/moderate-earthquake-5-3-mag-was-detected-near-tres-picos-in-mexico-2/

 

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