A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa in Mexico on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.74 km (23 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:08:01 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 15:08:01 / March 30, 2018 @ 3:08 pm. Event id: us1000dbez. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbez. Exact location of earthquake, -98.5902° West, 16.2451° North, depth 36.74 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Santiago Pinotepa Nacional (c. 25 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ometepec (c. 17 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santiago Jamiltepec (c. 9 900 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Ayutla de los Libres (c. 9 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cruz Grande (c. 9 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Cuajinicuilapa de Santa Maria (c. 9 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Luis Acatlán (c. 8 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ayutla de los Libres, Santiago Jamiltepec, Cruz Grande.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 30 km SW of Cuajinicuilapa, Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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