A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Hidalgotitlan in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -94.6667° West, latitude 17.6042° North, depth = 141.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 141.56 km (88 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/05/16 / 2016-05-25 12:24:06 / May 25, 2016 @ 12:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005xsk. Unique identifier: us20005xsk. The temblor was detected at 07:24:06 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Coatzacoalcos (c. 230 700 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Las Choapas (c. 40 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Agua Dulce (c. 36 100 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Villa Nanchital (c. 26 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Matías Romero, Colonia Rincón Viejo, Juan Rodríguez Clara (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 ten 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 20 km S of Hidalgotitlan, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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