A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca in Mexico. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -97.5473° West, 16.1719° North. 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 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 15:53:27 / March 9, 2018 @ 3:53 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:53:27 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000d29h. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d29h.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ayoquezco de Aldama, Brisas de Zicatela, Puerto Escondido. Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Puerto Escondido (c. 19 500 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Brisas de Zicatela (c. 9 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from San Miguel Panixtlahuaca (c. 5 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Pinotepa de Don Luis (c. 5 500 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km WSW of San Miguel Panixtlahuaca, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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