A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d3qi. Unique identifier: us2000d3qi. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.26 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, depth 23.26 km, -98.0827° West, 16.2528° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 03:28:49 / February 17, 2018 @ 3:28 am. The temblor was reported at 21:28:49 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Luis Acatlán, Putla Villa de Guerrero, Marquelia. Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Event epicenter was 10 km (6 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Putla Villa de Guerrero (c. 9 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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