A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Paredon in Mexico on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000ddb6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ddb6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 59.22 km (37 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -94.1331° West, latitude 15.6016° North, depth = 59.22 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 20:41:25 / March 6, 2018 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:41:25 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Arriaga (c. 22 800 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Pijijiapan (c. 15 100 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Chahuite (c. 9 800 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Las Amilpas (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from El Espinal (c. 7 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Pedro Tapanatepec (c. 7 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santo Domingo Zanatepec, Las Amilpas, Pijijiapan (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 55 km SSW of Paredon, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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