A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Wednesday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:20:27 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.65 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 03:20:27 / November 30, 2017 @ 3:20 am. Exact location, longitude -98.5074° West, latitude 16.2965° North, depth = 35.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000bj6k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bj6k.
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Copala (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cruz Grande, Santiago Jamiltepec, San Luis Acatlán (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 21 km SSW of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico.
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