A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Marquelia in Mexico on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -98.8738° West, 16.4726° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000c223. Unique identifier: us1000c223. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/18 / 2018-01-08 17:01:01 / January 8, 2018 @ 5:01 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:01:01 / 11:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Malinaltepec, San Marcos (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km SSW of Marquelia, Mexico.
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