A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from San Juan Evangelista in Mexico. Unique identifier: us1000d5kp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d5kp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 112.2 km (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 07:39:18 / March 17, 2018 @ 7:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -95.2951° West, latitude 17.795° North, depth = 112.2 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:39:18 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tuxtepec, Angel R. Cabadas, Lomas de Barrillas (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Minatitlan (c. 150 900 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Tuxtepec (c. 92 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Andres Tuxtla (c. 55 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Acayucan (c. 47 000 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Cosamaloapan de Carpio (c. 28 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Catemaco (c. 24 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 20 km SW of San Juan Evangelista, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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