A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -98.2163° West, latitude 16.0494° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20006249. Event ids that are associated: us20006249. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/16 / 2016-06-05 01:54:21 / June 5, 2016 @ 1:54 am. The temblor was detected at 20:54:21 / 8:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Marquelia, Ometepec (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 36 km SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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