A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from San Pedro Amuzgos in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -98.0964 West, latitude 16.7034 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:44:56 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/16 / 2016-06-05 01:44:56 / June 5, 2016 @ 1:44 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006242. Unique identifier: us20006242.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Malinaltepec, Marquelia. Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km N of San Pedro Amuzgos, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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