A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Santa Maria Petapa in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/16 / 2016-08-11 19:46:58 / August 11, 2016 @ 7:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.0946 West, latitude 16.8616 North, depth = 98.9 km. Id of earthquake: us10006d33. Event ids that are associated: us10006d33. The temblor was detected at 14:46:58 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.9 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 76 km (47 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Salina Cruz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NE of Santa Maria Petapa, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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