A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Ometepec in Mexico. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:44:23 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008kz5. Event ids that are associated: us20008kz5. Exact location of event, depth 15.7 km, -98.5066° West, 16.8692° North. 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 15.7 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 20:44:23 / February 20, 2017 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Tlapa de Comonfort, Pinotepa de Don Luis (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Tlapa de Comonfort (c. 36 900 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
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. 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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NNW of Ometepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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