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M 4.9 in Mexico on 16 May 2018 14:20 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
  • Depth: 81.2 Km
  • Event Date: 16 May 2018 14:20 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 1760000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 16 May 2018 14:41 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.4 (MEX)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000e6dc (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 24 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Moderate earthquake triggers alarm in Mexico City, no damage reported

Fri, 18 May 2018 04:18:00 +0200straitstimesSG (en)

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) - A moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck southern Mexico on Wednesday (May 16) morning, the country's seismology service said, triggering alarms and evacuation procedures in the capital although there were no immediate reports of casualties.

PHOTOS: Moderate earthquake triggers alarm in Mexico City, no damage reported

Thu, 17 May 2018 08:16:00 +0200GulfDailyNews (en)

Mexico City: A moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck southern Mexico on Wednesday morning, the country's seismology service said, triggering alarms and evacuation procedures in the capital although there were no immediate reports of casualties. The tremor, which was centered in the southwestern....

Moderate earthquake triggers alarm in Mexico City, no damage reported via @reuters

Wed, 16 May 2018 19:34:00 +0200mexicoinstitute (en)

05/16/2018 Reuters. Environment MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck southern Mexico on Wednesday morning, the country’s seismology service said, triggering alarms and evacuation procedures in the capital although there were no immediate reports of casualties.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (68), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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