A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Ometepec in Mexico on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us20008t8l. Event ids that are associated: us20008t8l. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.61 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.5268 West, latitude 16.6292 North, depth = 15.61 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 03:41:34 / March 20, 2017 @ 3:41 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:41:34 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago Jamiltepec, Putla Villa de Guerrero, Ayutla de los Libres (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km WSW of Ometepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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