A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Jiquipilas in Mexico. The temblor was detected at 10:49:28 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/11/17 / 2017-11-03 16:49:28 / November 3, 2017 @ 4:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 154.42 km, -93.496° West, 16.5511° North. Unique identifier: us2000bhul. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bhul. The epicenter was at a depth of 154.42 km (96 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rincón Chamula, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Tapilula. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Tuxtla Gutiérrez (c. 481 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Cristóbal de las Casas (c. 129 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Chiapa de Corzo (c. 32 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Ocozocoautla de Espinosa (c. 31 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop).
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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel the quake?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 20 km SE of Jiquipilas, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.