A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Puerto Escondido in Mexico on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000ae7a. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ae7a. The temblor was detected at 05:09:14 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 16.56 km, -97.1668° West, 15.5643° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.56 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 11:09:14 / August 5, 2017 @ 11:09 am.
Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Santa Catarina Juquila (c. 5 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, San Pedro Pochutla, Santa Catarina Juquila (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 33 km SSW of Puerto Escondido, Mexico.
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