A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Puerto Angel in Mexico on Sunday. 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: 24/07/16 / 2016-07-24 14:18:53 / July 24, 2016 @ 2:18 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:18:53 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.4698 West, latitude 15.1395 North, depth = 8.43 km. Event id: us10006bd3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006bd3. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.43 km (5 miles).
The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa María Huatulco (c. 5 500 pop). Close 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 Santa María Huatulco, Crucecita, San Pedro Pochutla.
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 58 km S of Puerto Angel, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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