A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Ixtapa in Mexico. Unique identifier: us10007g3b. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007g3b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 15:28:46 / November 21, 2016 @ 3:28 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:28:46 / 8:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -101.8372° West, 17.1875° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas (c. 84 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo (c. 61 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Petatlán (c. 21 000 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San José Ixtapa (Barrio Viejo) (c. 8 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from San Jeronimito (c. 6 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from El Coacoyul (c. 5 700 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Ixtapa (c. 5 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ciudad Lázaro Cárdenas, Petatlán, San Jeronimito (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 57 km SSW of Ixtapa, Mexico.
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