A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 18:07:25 / March 20, 2018 @ 6:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.4323 West, latitude 16.4743 North, depth = 57.04 km. Event id: us1000d6uy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d6uy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.04 km (35 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:07:25 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 89 km (56 miles) from Malinaltepec (c. 26 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop). 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 Malinaltepec, Ayutla de los Libres, Putla Villa de Guerrero.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km WNW of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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