A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.26 West, latitude 16.348 North, depth = 15.1 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/16 / 2016-03-28 22:38:12 / March 28, 2016 @ 10:38 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fdh. Id of event: us20005fdh. The temblor was reported at 16:38:12 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.1 km (9 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Putla Villa de Guerrero, Copala (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 21 km SE of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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