A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Dionisio Ocotepec in Mexico on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 66.25 km, -96.3311° West, 16.7907° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 16:03:36 / September 2, 2016 @ 4:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:03:36 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.25 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jp7. Id of event: us10006jp7.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jalapa, Santa María Xadani, San Francisco Telixtlahuaca (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Trinidad Zaachila (c. 12 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km E of San Dionisio Ocotepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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