A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Ostuacan in Mexico on Wednesday. Event id: us20005at2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005at2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/03/16 / 2016-03-16 19:48:16 / March 16, 2016 @ 7:48 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:48:16 / 1:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 42.02 km, -93.3058° West, 17.441° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.02 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Miguel Hidalgo, Chiapa de Corzo, Nacajuca (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (49 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Villahermosa (c. 362 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Cárdenas (c. 85 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Macuspana (c. 30 400 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km NNW of Ostuacan, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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