A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Ayotzintepec in Mexico on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -96.2944 West, latitude 17.4646 North, depth = 33.52 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/18 / 2018-03-12 23:48:17 / March 12, 2018 @ 11:48 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:48:17 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000d74g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d74g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.52 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pablo Huixtepec, Isla Soyaltepec, Zimatlán de Álvarez (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Oaxaca de Juárez (c. 262 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Tuxtepec (c. 92 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán (c. 61 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Antonio de la Cal (c. 20 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Villa de Zaachila (c. 14 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Vicente Guerrero (c. 13 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 28 km SW of Ayotzintepec, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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