A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ometepec in Mexico on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -98.4758° West, 16.6067° North. The temblor was picked up at 22:47:34 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 04:47:34 / November 30, 2017 @ 4:47 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bj70. Id of event: us1000bj70. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago Jamiltepec, Ayutla de los Libres, Putla Villa de Guerrero.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 10 km SW of Ometepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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