A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa in Mexico. Exact location, longitude -93.974° West, latitude 16.9952° North, depth = 155.93 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008hhg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008hhg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155.93 km (97 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:38:32 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/04/17 / 2017-04-14 07:38:32 / April 14, 2017 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chontalpa, San Francisco Ixhuatan, Arriaga (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 44 km (27 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Berriozábal (c. 21 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Jiquipilas (c. 9 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 39 km NW of Cintalapa de Figueroa, Mexico.
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