A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 32 kilometers (20 miles) from San Francisco del Mar in Mexico on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 62.39 km, -94.7831° West, 15.9705° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:05:26 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000cqpg. Event ids that are associated: us2000cqpg. Global time and date of event 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 17:05:26 / January 28, 2018 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.39 km (39 miles).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 51 km (31 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Unión Hidalgo (c. 12 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Espinal, San Pedro Tapanatepec, San Jerónimo Ixtepec.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 32 km SSW of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico.
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