A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from San Gabriel Mixtepec in Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -96.8423 West, latitude 16.0933 North, depth = 9.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 15:01:53 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20006fxs. Unique identifier: us20006fxs. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/07/16 / 2016-07-19 20:01:53 / July 19, 2016 @ 8:01 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.56 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Trinidad Zaachila (c. 12 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cuilapan de Guerrero, Villa de Zaachila, Vicente Guerrero.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km E of San Gabriel Mixtepec, Mexico.
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