A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Luis Acatlan in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -98.6814° West, latitude 16.791° North, depth = 56.84 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/16 / 2016-01-12 23:07:45 / January 12, 2016 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:07:45 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004dvk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004dvk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 56.84 km (35 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago Juxtlahuaca, Quechultenango, Pinotepa de Don Luis (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km ESE of San Luis Acatlan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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