Moderate5.4 Earthquake Jolts Mexico

Earthquake location 14.6986S, -93.7185W

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km SW of Mapastepec, Mexico (74 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000hhh4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hhh4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 09:21:18 / September 20, 2018 @ 9:21 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -93.7185° West, latitude 14.6986° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 03:21:18 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/09/20/moderate-earthquake-m5-4-quake-has-struck-near-mapastepec-in-mexico/

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