A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Putla de Guerrero in Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000d1zi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d1zi. Exact location of earthquake, -97.9625° West, 16.9292° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 07:06:46 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 13:06:46 / February 14, 2018 @ 1:06 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tamazulapam Villa del Progreso, San Luis Acatlán, Malinaltepec (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 83 km (52 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 17 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco (c. 14 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 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 twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSW of Putla de Guerrero, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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