A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Puerto Escondido in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/16 / 2016-03-24 16:37:50 / March 24, 2016 @ 4:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 11.49 km, -97.2758° West, 15.8867° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005f7t. Unique identifier: us20005f7t. The temblor was picked up at 10:37:50 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.49 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro Pochutla, Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz, Santiago Jamiltepec (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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km W of Puerto Escondido, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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