A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Pijijiapan in Mexico on Friday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:11:29 / 6:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 00:11:29 / July 1, 2017 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.65 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100097ti. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097ti. Exact location of event, longitude -93.3775 West, latitude 15.7302 North, depth = 89.65 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Mapastepec (c. 16 100 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Escuintla (c. 9 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Villa Corzo (c. 9 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Escuintla, Acapeteahua, Acacoyahua (min 5000 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 16 km WNW of Pijijiapan, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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