A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Tlacotepec in Mexico. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:28:31 / 5:28 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 64.5 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -100.213 West, latitude 17.832 North, depth = 64.5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 11:28:31 / November 19, 2016 @ 11:28 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007g0s. Id of event: us10007g0s.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Petaquillas, San Jerónimo de Juárez, Tecpan de Galeana. Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Teloloapan (c. 21 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Zumpango del Río (c. 21 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Arcelia (c. 16 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km WNW of Tlacotepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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