A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 75.85 km, -96.1844° West, 16.0988° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20005gxd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gxd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 09:51:24 / April 11, 2016 @ 9:51 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:51:24 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.85 km (47 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Escondido, Brisas de Zicatela, Ayoquezco de Aldama (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 99 km (61 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 22 km NW of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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