A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Tecoanapa in Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 15:41:55 / March 1, 2018 @ 3:41 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.99 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:41:55 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d9sa. Unique identifier: us2000d9sa. Exact location of event, longitude -98.7035 West, latitude 16.4239 North, depth = 9.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago Jamiltepec, Malinaltepec, San Marcos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Marcos (c. 12 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
How would you describe the shaking?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SSE of Tecoanapa, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.