A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Palomares in Mexico. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 12:00:59 / November 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 118.78 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 06:00:59 / 6:00 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bmkr. Id of event: us2000bmkr. Exact location of event, longitude -94.5744 West, latitude 17.0777 North, depth = 118.78 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pedro Tapanatepec, Juchitán de Zaragoza, El Espinal. Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Matías Romero (c. 21 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Colonia Rincón Viejo (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km E of Palomares, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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