A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ixhuatan in Mexico. Global time and date of event 18/03/18 / 2018-03-18 02:31:20 / March 18, 2018 @ 2:31 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d5z8. Unique identifier: us1000d5z8. The epicenter was at a depth of 77.86 km (48 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:31:20 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -94.5049 West, latitude 16.4473 North, depth = 77.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Salina Cruz (c. 73 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Juchitán de Zaragoza (c. 67 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Santo Domingo Tehuantepec (c. 37 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Cintalapa de Figueroa (c. 33 500 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Tonalá (c. 32 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from San Jerónimo Ixtepec (c. 23 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tonalá, Cintalapa de Figueroa, Paredón (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 10 km NNW of Ixhuatan, Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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