A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 17:22:47 / March 30, 2017 @ 5:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -98.3984° West, 16.0162° North. The temblor was reported at 10:22:47 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008emy. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008emy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Copala, Marquelia, Ometepec (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km S of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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