A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ocozocuautla in Mexico on Thursday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:41:31 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000430u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000430u. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/12/15 / 2015-12-03 11:41:31 / December 3, 2015 @ 11:41 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 155.78 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -93.408° West, latitude 16.6734° North, depth = 155.78 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pichucalco, Venustiano Carranza, Chahuite. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSW of Ocozocuautla, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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