A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Maria Xadani in Mexico on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 03:21:07 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/02/18 / 2018-02-07 09:21:07 / February 7, 2018 @ 9:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -96.1569° West, 16.0076° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ci5h. Id of event: us1000ci5h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Miahuatlán de Porfirio Díaz (c. 17 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Crucecita (c. 15 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Pedro Pochutla (c. 13 100 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Jalapa (c. 8 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ejutla de Crespo (c. 8 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Santa María Xadani (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brisas de Zicatela, San Dionisio Ocotepec, Jalapa (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one 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 earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Santa Maria Xadani, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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