A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Ayotzintepec in Mexico on Monday. Event id: us2000cmby. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cmby. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:36:44 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -96.2511 West, latitude 17.4872 North, depth = 34.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.95 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/18 / 2018-01-22 06:36:44 / January 22, 2018 @ 6:36 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zimatlán de Álvarez, Trinidad Zaachila, Isla Soyaltepec (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tuxtepec (c. 92 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 23 km SSW of Ayotzintepec, Mexico.
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