A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional in Mexico. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/18 / 2018-02-17 19:42:44 / February 17, 2018 @ 7:42 pm. Unique identifier: us2000d3xq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d3xq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:42:44 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 18.99 km, -98.1324° West, 16.1884° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.99 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Catarina Juquila, Marquelia, San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Marquelia (c. 6 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 18 km SW of Santiago Pinotepa Nacional, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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