A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Villa Comaltitlan in Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 81.85 km (51 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006u26. Id of event: us10006u26. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -92.712 West, latitude 15.122 North, depth = 81.85 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:34:46 / 7:34 am (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: 30/09/16 / 2016-09-30 12:34:46 / September 30, 2016 @ 12:34 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Huixtla (c. 29 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Motozintla de Mendoza (c. 19 100 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Frontera Comalapa (c. 18 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Nuevo Progreso, El Tumbador, Ocós. Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SW of Villa Comaltitlan, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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