A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Santa Maria Zacatepec in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/15 / 2015-10-27 22:25:07 / October 27, 2015 @ 10:25 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.051 West, latitude 16.725 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:25:07 / 4:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20004000. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004000.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Malinaltepec, Marquelia. Epicenter of the event was 88 km (54 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 8 km WSW of Santa Maria Zacatepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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