A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tlacotepec in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.22 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:01:45 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -100.0774° West, latitude 17.8866° North, depth = 67.22 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008tav. Id of event: us20008tav. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 13:01:45 / March 20, 2017 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Jerónimo de Juárez, El Ocotito, Ciudad de Huitzuco. Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Chilpancingo de los Bravos (c. 165 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Iguala de la Independencia (c. 112 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Taxco de Alarcón (c. 53 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ciudad Altamirano (c. 24 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Atoyac de Álvarez (c. 21 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Teloloapan (c. 21 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 16 km NW of Tlacotepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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