A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec in Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8159 West, latitude 15.7646 North, depth = 19.46 km. Id of earthquake: us2000dalb. Event ids that are associated: us2000dalb. The temblor was picked up at 08:05:48 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.46 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 15:05:48 / February 20, 2018 @ 3:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brisas de Zicatela, Puerto Escondido, Santa Catarina Juquila (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 57 km S of Santiago Jamiltepec, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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